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  • Aurelio Sevilla Alvero (1913 - 1958)
    Aurelio Alvero was a brilliant intellectualt who was convicted of collaboration with the Japanese. He was in prison in 1945-47 and 1950-52. Sources Grant K. Goodman (1996). Aurelio Alvero: Traito...
  • Rosa Sevilla-Alvero (1879 - 1954)
    Rosa Sevilla Alvero was a Filipina educator, journalist, and social worker who was one of the notable Filipina suffragists in Asia as she fought for women's right to vote. She also became the first Dea...
  • Epifanio Cristobal de los Santos (1871 - 1928)
    Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal , sometimes known as Don Pañong or Don Panyong (April 7, 1871—April 18, 1928) was a noted Filipino historian, literary critic, art critic, jurist...
  • Marcelo H. del Pilar (1850 - 1896)
    Marcelo H. del Pilar was a celebrated figure in the Philippine Revolution and a leading propagandist for reforms in the Philippines. Popularly known as Plaridel, he was the editor and co-publisher of t...
  • Pedro Ignacio Paterno (1857 - 1911)
    Pedro Paterno was a Filipino politician who earned infamy as "the greatest turncoat in Philippine history." He was also a poet and novelist. Reference: Pedro Paterno's letter to Jose Rizal. . Dat...

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the prominent Filipino writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and journalists; and journalists who have embraced digital media like broadcast and Internet -- who are Filipino or have Filipino lineage. Find more profiles at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

Image: This painting by B. Gonzalez depicts Dr. Jose Rizal writing his iconic "Mi Ultimo Adios" before his execution.





How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)