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Sotero Remoquillo Laurel MP (deceased)

Judge Sotero Remoquillo Laurel was a delegate to the Malolos Convention and Secretary of the Interior in the first Philippine Revolutionary government under President Emilio Aguinaldo.

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Jose Sotero Hidalgo Laurel (1914 - d.)

The Harvard-educated José Sotero "Pepe" Hidalgo Laurel, also known as José S. Laurel III, was the ambassador of the Philippines to Japan during the World War II period. After the war, he ...

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Gat Masungit (deceased)

Gat Masungit was a 15th century scion to the Sultanate of Brunei. Instead of ascending to the throne, he opted to travel and sailed for the islands that will eventually be called Philippines. Gat Masun...

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Miguel de la Cruz Laurel (deceased)

Miguel de la Cruz Laurel descends from a line of Muslim royalty from Brunei. A native of Batangas, he was baptised Catholic when the Spaniards came. Miguel was a champion of their rights against the gr...

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Charito Lim Planas MP

Charito Planas is a Filipino lawyer, environmentalist and human rights activist. She was popularly known as the vice mayor of Quezon City from 1992 to 1995. She also served as the spokesperson of Presi...

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Joaquin Balmori MP (deceased)

Joaquin Balmori was a pioneer labor leader and organizer of labor unions in the Philippines. After breaking away from the Congreso de Obrero de Filipinas, he founded “Federacion del Trabajo de F...

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Jose Dira Avelino MP (1890 - 1986)

Jose Dera Avelino received a BA degree from the Ateneo de Manila, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines, and a Master of Laws from the University of Santo Tomas. He was admitted to ...

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Ricardo Mercader Paras MP (1891 - 1984)

Ricardo Mercader Paras graduated his Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Philippines in 1913, and placed second in the Bar Examinations that same year. He engaged in private law practice before...

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Carlos Jamir Aguinaldo (deceased)

Carlos Jamir Aguinaldo was a gobernadorcillo (town head) of Cavite Viejo, Philippines, and was a member of the Chinese-Tagalog mestizo minority who enjoyed relative wealth and power.

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Don Cayetano Calao Catigbac MP (1828 - 1879)

Cayetano Calao Catigbac was a mere mag-aaro or a plowman but was a hard working person. He married Fausta Tapia who owned large tracts of undeveloped land, which were all cultivated by the time she die...

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Mariano Avendaño San Diego (b. - 1897)

Mariano Avendaño San Diego was born to Rafael Roxas San Diego and Juana dela Cruz Avendaño of Obando, Bulacan. According to oral narratives, he went to the Visayas together with a priest ...

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Don Mariano Solis Katigbak MP (1861 - 1934)

Mariano Solis Katigbak graduated with a degree of Bachiller de Artes at Ateneo where he met his classmate and good friend, Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal who would often visit him in Lipa ...

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Don Norberto Calao Catigbac (c.1835 - 1896)

Norberto Kalaw Katigbak was the gobernadorcillo of Lipa, Batangas in 1862. He married Justa Luz Solis. The land of Don Norberto Katigbak in Batangas spans “fifteen barrios”. From his two ...

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Don Toribio Tapia Catigbac MP (deceased)

Toribio Tapia Katigbak was the municipal president of Lipa, Batangas from 1901 to 1902. With the land he inherited from his mother, he was said to be the richest person in town during the early days of...

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Valerio Inciong Kalaw (c.1858 - c.1937)

Valerio Inciong Kalaw was the last capitan municipal of Lipa, Batangas under Spain (1897-1898) and the first president municipal under the U.S. regime in 1903.

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Eva Estrada-Kalaw MP

Eva Reynaldo Estrada-Kalaw, is a Filipino politician, served as a congresswoman in the Congress of the Philippines for 7 years. (1965-1972). Serving in Congress during the presidency of Ferdinand Marco...

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Marjorie Barretto MP

Marjorie Bernardine Castelo Barretto-Padilla is a Filipino film and television actress. She is also a councilor for the city of Caloocan. More here: .

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Jose Sumulong Cojuangco, Jr. MP

Jose "Peping" Sumulong Cojuangco served in several capacilites for Paniqui, Tarlac -- councilor, vice-mayor, mayor, congressman. He is the current President of the Philippine Olympic Committee. More he...

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Jose Padilla Sr. MP (1890 - 1945)

Jose Padilla Sr. was a lawyer from Quingua, Bulacan (now Plaridel). He became Governor of the province from 1928 to 1931. During his first incumbency as governor the provincial capitol was constructed ...

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Zafiro Jalbuena Ledesma MP (deceased)

Zafiro Ledesma, in his youth, was the escort to Miss Mindanao at the 1936 Manila Carnival. He was a banker and mayor of Iloilo. More here:

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Maria Villanueva Kalaw MP (1912 - 1992)

A famous name, a scholar’s intellect, an impressive background in social work and undiminished good looks were the passport of Maria Kalaw Katigbak to the Philippine Senate. MKK was a high sch...

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Hilario Bassig Cutaran (1857 - 1910)

Hilario Bassig Cutaran served as the Alcalde Mayor of Bayombong, Nueva Viscaya.

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Mercedes Montilla Montilla MP (1915 - 1993)

Mercedes Montilla Montilla was crowned Miss Philippines at the 1936 Manila Carnival. She served as mayor of Sipalay for three terms. More here:

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Genaro Alvarez (b. - c.1950)

Genaro Alvarez served as mayor of Sipalay, Negros Occidental for two consecutive terms.

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Gil Miranda Montilla (1876 - 1946)

Gil Miranda Montilla was a Filipino politician who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1935 to 1938. Prior to his political career, he was president of the Isabela Sugar Company. Mor...

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Anacleto Sales Del Rosario MP (1860 - 1895)

Anacleto Sales Del Rosario was a leading Filipino chemist during the Spanish Period and was considered the Father of Philippine Laboratory Science. He founded the Botica San Fernando in Binondo and the...

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Conchita Chuidian Sunico MP (b. - 1990)

Conchita Chuidian Sunico was crowned Miss Philippines at the 1935 Manila Carnival and is remembered as high society's "It Girl" before WWII. She founded Karilagan International to promote Philippine fa...

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Eduardo Del Rosario Tankiang (b. - 1954)

Eduardo del Rosario Tankiang was the first municipal mayor of Marilao, Bulacan.

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Eliseo Rivera Quirino (deceased)

Eliseo Rivera Quirino served as Governor of Ilocos Sur in the 1950s.

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Gregorio Encarnacion Syquia MP (deceased)

Gregorio R. Syquia was a steward of vast royal lands in Vigan, Ilocos Sur, during the Spanish colonial period. He served as the Gobernadorcillo de Vigan from 1896 to 1898. Don Gregorio was decorated by...

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Antonio Rivera Quirino MP (1917 - 1992)

Judge Antonio Rivera Quirino was a distinguished judiciary and civil government official and businessman. He negotiated and effected the surrender of Luis Taruc, the founder of Hukbalahap Movement, and...

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Bartolome Paras Pañares (deceased)

Bartolome Pañares was the capitan municipal of Cebu. His business holdings included massive coconut plantations.

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Cipriano Eugenio Cabreza Unson (1881 - 1962)

Cipriano Eugenio Cabreza Unson was a dedicated public servant, under the American Regime and the Commonwealth Period. More here: .

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Jose F. Fabella MP (1888 - 1945)

Jose Fernandez Fabella was a noted public health advocate. More here: .

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Juan Lavadia Fabella MP (1858 - 1916)

Juan Fabella served as mayor of Pagsanjan, Laguna during the Spanish and American regimes.

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Armand V. de Jesus Fabella MP (1930 - 2008)

Armand V. Fabella was a Filipino businessman and educator. He served in various capacities under four presidents – Marcos, Macapagal. Aquino and Ramos. More here:

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Isabelo Florentino de los Reyes (1864 - 1938)

Isabelo Florentino de los Reyes was a prominent Filipino politician, writer and labor activist in the 19th and 20th centuries. He was the founder of the Aglipayan Church, an independent Philippine nati...

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Vicente Arenas (deceased)

Vicente Arenas was an Ambasador to the Vatican.

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Daniel (Danieling) Zialcita Romualdez (1907 - 1965)

Daniel "Danieling" Zialcita Romualdez was a Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines. More here:

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Pedro Mateo (deceased)

Pedro Mateo served as the Municipal President of Baliuag, Bulacan from 1925 to 1930. More here: .

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Anacleto David Hizon (deceased)

Anacleto Hizon served as the gobernadorcillo of San Fernando, Pampanga.

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Claro Mayo Recto, Jr. MP (1890 - 1960)

Claro Mayo Recto was a Filipino politician, jurist, poet and statesman. More here: .

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Dr Ariston Bautista-Lin MP (1863 - 1928)

Ariston Limpingco Bautista was a doctor, banker, philanthropist, and member of the Malolos Congress. He founded the Germinal Cigar and Cigarette Company. More here: .

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Ramon R. Papa (c.1871 - d.)

Dr. Ramon R. Papa was a member of Quezon’s Philippine Independence Mission to Washington DC and joined at least one round-the-world goodwill trip to gather support for the rebuilding of Manila a...

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Fernando Hofileña Lopez MP (1904 - d.)

Fernando Hofileña Lopez was a pioneering Filipino industrialist in the fields of sugar, publishing, broadcasting, transportation and power utilities. He was a Filipino statesman who served as th...

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Galicano Castillo Apacible MP (deceased)

Galicano Apacible was a Philippine politician. He co-founded La Solidaridad and the Nacionalista Party. He served as the Governor of Batangas and a representative of the first District of Batangas. Mor...

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Carlos Peña Romulo MP (1898 - 1985)

Carlos Peña Rómulo was a Filipino diplomat, politician, soldier, journalist and author. In his youth, he was the King Consort to the 1922 Manila Carnival Queen, Virginia Llamas, who event...

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Basilio J. Pica Valdez MP (1892 - 1970)

Dr. Basilio J. Pica Valdez was a physician, trained in the French and US Armies. He held the rank Major General and served as the Chief of Staff of the Philippine Constabulary, Chief of Staff of the Ph...

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Alejandro Gonzales Roces MP (1804 - 1863)

Alejandro Gonzales Rozes was a wealthy trader, elected as a Regidor and an Alferez Real of Manila.

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Alejandro Roman Domingo Mauricio Roces MP (1850 - 1895)

Alejandro Roman Domingo Mauricio Roces is an early patriarch of the famed Roces Clan. He served as a Regidor of Manila.

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Eugenio K. Hernando MP (c.1877 - 1958)

Eugenio Hernando was a doctor in the Spanish Army, loyal to the Filipino revolutionary cause. In 1938, he was named Director of the Bureau of Public Health by Pres. Manuel L. Quezon. A sub-species of P...

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Tomas Gavino Noguera Earnshaw MP (1867 - 1954)

Tomas Gavino Noguera Earnshaw is a naval engineer, industrialist and public servant. He was co-founders in Manuel Earnshaw & Company and Earnshaw Shipways and Engineering Company; and held management p...

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Manuel Noguera Earnshaw MP (1862 - 1936)

Manuel Noguera Earnshaw was a wealthy businessman and statesman. He was the head of Manuel Earnshaw & Company, a leading shipbuilder and boiler maker. He was elected a Resident Commissioner to the Unit...

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Ceferino de Leon (1859 - d.)

Ceferino de Leon was a representative to the Malolos Congress and was Philippine legislator, representing Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, and Bulacan. More here: .

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Emmanuel Neri Pelaez MP (1915 - 2003)

Emmanuel Neri Pelaez was a politician and Vice-President of the Philippines. More here: .

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Gregorio Pelaez, Sr. MP (deceased)

In 1928, Gregorio Pelaez, a farmer from Eastern Misamis District, was elected as the Governor of the Province of Misamis.

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Alberto Blanco Barretto MP (1867 - 1951)

Alberto Blanco Barretto was a lawyer, public servant and nationalist. He served as a judge and Secretary of Finance. He held interests in private businesses, such as the Philippine Development Corporat...

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Sergio Suico Osmeña, Sr. MP (1878 - 1961)

Sergio Suico Osmeña is the fourth President of the Philippines. More here: . * Link to Pedro Singson Gotiaco is not verified ** Reference "Remembering the Grand Old Man of Cebu". Nat...

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Maximo Valerio Manguiat Kalaw MP (1891 - 1955)

Maximo Manguiat Kalaw was a political scientist, writer, educator and legislator (representing the 3rd District of Batangas). More here: .

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Teodoro Manguiat Kalaw (1884 - 1940)

The only Mason to become Grand Master in two jurisdictions, at age 31, the youngest to hold the position and the first to sire another Grand Master - Bro. Teodoro M. Kalaw, Sr. was born on March 31, 18...

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Francisco NoMN Villanueva (deceased)

Francisco NoMN Villanueva is your wife's first cousin twice removed's wife's grandfather. You → Angelita Sanchez Atega your wife → Severina Montilla Sanchez-Pacana her mother →...

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Eliza Villanueva Rosales MP (1897 - 1978)

Elisa Villanueva Rosales-Ochoa was was the first female legislator of the Philippines. She was also an Asian Tennis Champion. More here: -------------------- Elisa Rosales Ochoa- Former Congresswoman...

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Gregorio Balid Veluz MP (1918 - 1986)

Gregorio Veluz was appointed Councilor of Quezon City in 1954 by President Magsaysay. His term lasted for 6 years; all of which he was awarded Most Outstanding Alderman. Gregorio’s role in polit...

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Narciso Rueca Ramos (1900 - 1986)

Narciso Ramos was a journalist, lawyer, assemblyman and ambassador. More here:

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Gerardo Manuel de Leon Roxas MP (1924 - 1982)

Gerardo Manuel "Gerry" de Leon Roxas was a Filipino legislator from Capiz. More here:

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Juan Ponce-Enrile MP

Juan Ponce Enrile is a politician from the Philippines. More here:

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Mariano Pidal Arroyo (deceased)

Mariano Pidal Arroyo was the Governor of Iloilo in 1928.

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Jose Maria Pidal Arroyo MP (1875 - 1927)

Jose Maria Pidal Arroyo was a senator of the Philippines in 1919.

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Mariano Rubio Marcos (1897 - 1945)

Mariano Marcos was a lawyer and a congressman from Ilocos Norte, Philippines, from 1925 to 1931. More here:

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Fabian Marcos (deceased)

Fabian Marcos was a gobernadorcillo and justice of the peace of Batac after the Philippine Revolution.

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Imelda Remedios Visitacion Trinidad Romualdez MP

Imelda Romualdez Marcos is a powerful political and social figure in the Philippines. More here:

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Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Jr. MP

Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos is a Filipino politician. More here:

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Diego de Lopez MP (deceased)

Diego de Lopez was a Spanish friar. He is the oldest known patriarch of his Lopez line.

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Norberto Lopez Romualdez MP (1875 - 1941)

Norberto Lopez Romualdez was a Philippine writer, politician, jurist and statesman. More here: So much have been written in our history books about those people who had in one way or another contribu...

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Miguel Lopez Romualdez MP (1882 - 1950)

Miguel Lopez Romualdez was an Assemblyman of Leyte and Mayor of Manila.

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Vicente Orestes Lopez Romualdez (1885 - 1955)

Vicente Orestes Lopez Romualdez was a lawyer and the provincial sheriff of Leyte. More here:

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Felix Fernandez Roxas (deceased)

Felix Fernandez Roxas led a very colorful life and had several careers. He was the Mayor of Manila and Governor of Batangas. More here: .

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Imee Romualdez Marcos MP

Imee Marcos is a Philippine politician. More here: Maria Imelda Josefa Romualdez Marcos (born November 12, 1955), most widely known as Imee Marcos, is a Filipino politician who has been Governor of...

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Charlie Cojuangco MP

Carlos "Charlie" Oppen Cojuangco is a businessman, art collector and former lawmaker. More here: .

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Manuel Maronilla Calleja MP (c.1891 - c.1981)

Manuel Maronilla Calleja studied law at the University of Santo Tomas and was admitted to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines on 07 September 1914. A Freemason, he distinguished himself as a lawyer, ...

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