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Epifanio de los Santos MP (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...

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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...

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Pedro Ignacio Paterno MP (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...

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Miguel Aranquizna Zaragoza (c.1842 - d.)

Miguel Aranquizna Zaragoza was a painter, writer and a founding member of the School of Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines

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Jose Aranquizna Zaragoza (deceased)

Jose Aranquizna Zaragoza founded the landmark "La Ilustracion Filipina", an illustrated weekly newspaper that covered a wide array of social related topics both local and international, in 1891 and ser...

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Lt. Col. Tomas Tirona, PAF MP

Tomas Carrasco Tirona belonged to the pioneer class of the Philippine Military Academy Class 1940. He was a soldier with the Armed Forces of the Philippines who was jailed at Fort Bonifacio during WWII...

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Domingo C. Abella (1906 - 1976)

Domingo Calleja Abella, while trained as a physician, Domingo devoted himself to history and is considered one of the giants of the Philippine historical community. He served as Director of the Philipp...

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Dr. Jose Rizal MP (1861 - 1896)

Jose Protacio "Pepe" Mercado Rizal is the Philippine national hero, whose writings inspired the Filipino movement for freedom from Spanish rule. More here: . During his stay in Spain, Rizal became th...

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Alfonso Tiburcio Domingo Ongpin (1885 - 1975)

Alfonso Tiburcio Tanbensiang Ongpin was an art connoisseur, gallery owner, Rizalist and Hispanist writer. He owned the famed art supplies store and gallery "Arte". More here: .

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Alejandro Reyes Roces MP (1924 - 2011)

Alejandro "Anding" Reyes Roces is a Filipino fictionalist, essayist, dramatist and a National Artist of the Philippines for literature. More here: .

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Rafael Reyes Roces, Jr. (1912 - 1944)

Rafael "Liling" Reyes Roces is a Filipino journalist, writer, patriot, World War II spy, hero, and martyr. More here: .

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Sixto Y. Orosa, Sr. (deceased)

Dr. Sixto Y. Orosa was a notable Hispanist, legislator and a physician. Dr. Orosa became known as the Father of Provincial Hospital Act. More here: .

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Angelo Ilagan Castro, Jr. (1945 - 2012)

Angelo Castro Jr. was a Filipino broadcast journalist and actor. More here: .

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Natividad Hizon-Castro (deceased)

Natividad Hizon-Castro was a playwright. "At the turn of the road " was one of her short plays.

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Pascual Guerrero Agcaoili (1880 - 1958)

Pascual Guerrero Agcaoili was a public servant (municipal treasurer) by trade. He belonged to the so-called "first generation" of Ilocano playwrights. He wrote comedias and zarzuelas -- among them "Dag...

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Chabeli Iglesias MP

Chabeli Preysler Iglesias is a Spanish journalist. More here: .

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Isabel Preysler MP

Isabel Preysler is a Filipino journalist, model, and television host. More here: .

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Isabelo Tinio Crisostomo (1930 - 2005)

Dr. Isabelo Tinio Crisostomo was a noted author, presidential biographer, and the former president of the Philippine College of Commerce (now Polytechnic University of the Philippines).

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Aurelio Lacson Locsin (1896 - 1974)

Aurelio Lacson Locsin was founder and editor of El Civismo, a Spanish language newspaper published in Negros. He also served as the mayor of Bacolod City. More here:

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Soledad Sison Lacson (1907 - 1995)

Soledad Lacson-Locsin of Talisay, Negros Occidental, received her education in both Spanish and English at the Assumption Convent, wrote in both languages for various publications, and did translations...

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Korina Maria Baluyut Sanchez MP

Korina Maria Sanchez is an award-winning television and radio personality. More here:

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Jesus Balmori (1887 - 1948)

Jesús Balmori was a Filipino Spanish language journalist, playwright, and poet. He wrote under the pseudonym "Batikuling". He also served as Philippine Ambassador of Goodwill to Spain, Mexico, S...

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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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