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Ana Virginia Marquez Benitez (1917 - d.)

Ana Virginia Marquez Benitez-Licuanan was an esteemed history scholar. Her body of work included a book she co-wrote with José Llavador Mira -- "The Philippines under Spain", a compilation and t...

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Amparo Noel-Borromeo MP (deceased)

Amparo Benitez Noel-Borromeo was crowned Reina de Visayas at the 1912 Manila Carnival. More here: .

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Francisco "Paco" Francia Benítez (1887 - 1951)

Francisco Francia Benitez was a famed educator. He belonged to the first wave of "pensionados" or Filipinos sent to the United States to study. More here: .

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Paz Jurado Marquez MP (1894 - 1983)

Paz Jurado Marquez-Benitez is a famed short story writer, recognized for the first Filipino modern English-language short story, "Dead Stars". She was crowned Queen of the 1912 Manila Carnival. She bec...

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