Photo
Name
Julieta Lugod Abad (deceased)

Juliet Lugod Abad was crowned Miss Visayas at the 1935 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Carmen Rodriguez Guevarra (1907 - 2009)

Carmen Rodriguez Fernandez competed as Miss Palawan in the 1926 National Beauty Contest at the Manila Carnival, two years after her older sister won the crown. More here: .

Follow
Luz Salak Besa MP (1907 - 2002)

As a young woman, Luz Besa-Ilagan she represented Tarlac to the 1927 Manila Carnival Pageant. More here: .

Follow
Adela Lim Lim-Planas MP

Adela Lim Planas-Paterno was crowned Miss Visayas at the 1939 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Guia Gonzalez Balmori MP (1920 - 2006)

Guia Gonzalez Balmori was crowned Miss Philippines at the 1938 Manila Exposition. More here: .

Follow
Antonio Somoza Arnaiz MP (b. - 1978)

Antonio Arnaiz was born to a haciendero family of prominence in Bais, Negros Oriental. He studied at the Dallas Aviation School. In 1936, Colonel Arnaiz, together with Juan Calvo, made the pioneering M...

Follow
Ricardo Lardizabal Paras (deceased)

The young Ricardo Lardizabal Paras, son of a prominent judge, was the escort to Cleofe Balingit, Miss Mindanao, at the 1936 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
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:

Follow
Cleofe Jaime Balingit MP (b. - 1981)

Cleofe Jaime Balingit was crowned Miss Mindanao at the National Beauty Contest at the 1936 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Helen D. Cutaran Bennett MP (1910 - d.)

Helen Cutaran Bennett was crowned Miss Visayas at the 1936 Manila Carnival. She served as Foreign Secretary to President Elipidio Quirino. More here:

Follow
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:

Follow
Carmen de Leon del Rosario MP (1916 - d.)

Carmen De Leon Del Rosario resigned as Miss Mindanao at the 1935 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
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...

Follow
Consuelo M. Villamor MP (1911 - 2009)

Consuelo M. Villamor was crowned Miss Philippines at the 9th National Beauty Contest at the 1934 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Clarita Villarica Tankiang MP (deceased)

Clarita Villarica Tankiang-Sanchez was crowned Miss Philippines at the 8th National Beauty Contest at the 1934 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Nina Biunas-Alonso MP (1915 - 2003)

Angelina "Nina" Tronqued Biunas was Miss Mindanao at the 7th National Beauty Contest at the 1933 Manila Carnival.

Follow
Charity de Ocampo Crow MP (1914 - 1990)

Charity de Ocampo Crow was Miss Luzon at the 7th National Beauty Contest at the 1933 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Gregorio Y. Zara MP (1902 - 1978)

Dr. Gregorio Y. Zara is a renowned Filipino aeronautic engineer, physicist and inventor. In his youth, he was King Consort to Miss Philippines at the 1939 Manila Carnival. He was named National Scienti...

Follow
Engracia Arcinas Laconico MP (deceased)

Engracia Arcinas Laconico-Zara was the Miss Philippines at the 7th National Beauty Contest at the 1933 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Aleli Aguilar Guzman MP (deceased)

Aleli Aguilar Guzman-Quirino was Miss Visayas at the 6th National Beauty Contest at the 1932 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Rosalina Cispon Lim MP (c.1913 - d.)

Rosalina Cispon Lim-Martinez was Miss Luzon at the 6th National Beauty Contest at the 1932 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Emma Gonzales Zamora MP (c.1913 - 1943)

Emma Gonzales Zamora-Ruiz was crowned Miss Philippines at the 6th National Beauty Contest at the 1932 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Rita Villaflor Pañares MP (deceased)

Rita Villaflor Pañares-Alvarez was a candidate at the 5th National Beauty Contest at the 1931 Manila Carnival. More here:

Follow
Arturo Cabarrus de Santos MP (1912 - d.)

Arturo Cabarrus de Santos, a physician by trade, achieved fame as an antique collector. The Arturo de Santos Collection was displayed at the CCP, and has since been acquired by the Bangko Central and t...

Follow
Alicia Cabarrus de Santos MP (deceased)

Alicia Cabarrus de Santos-Maloles was crowned Miss Luzon at the 5th National Beauty Contest at the 1931 Manila Carnival. She resigned from the post, necessitating her replacement. More here: .

Follow
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...

Follow
Teodoro Villanueva Kalaw, Jr. MP

Teodoro "Teddy" Villanueva Kalaw, in his youth, was the King Consort to his sister, Maria, Miss Philippines at the 1931 Manila Carnival. He was a lawyer, an engineer, an accountant and a soldier. ---...

Follow
Emilio Chiong Veloso Osmeña MP (deceased)

Emilio Veloso Osmeña, in his youth, was the King Consort to the Miss Philippines at the 1930 Manila Carnival. He became a physician. Sadly, he was killed by Japanese invaders during their occupa...

Follow
Rosario Ruiz Zorilla MP

Rosario Ruiz Zorilla-Chanco was Miss Mindanao at the 1930 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Isabelita Lim de los Reyes MP (deceased)

Isabelita de los Reyes was among the Damas de Honor at the 1929 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Pacita Ongsiako de los Reyes MP (1912 - 2004)

Paz Ongsiako de los Reyes was Miss Philippines in the 1929 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Julieta Hofileña Lopez MP (deceased)

Julieta Hofileña Lopez was an adopted daughter of the esteemed Lopez Family. She competed as Miss Iloilo at the 2nd National Beauty Contest at the 1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Amelia Zialcita Romualdez MP (1912 - d.)

Amelia Zialcita Romualdez represented Leyte in the 1927 Manila Carnival Queen pageant. More here: -------------------- In 1927, the province of Leyte fielded a homegrown beauty to the Miss Philippi...

Follow
Rosario Lacsamana Manuel MP (deceased)

Rosario Lacsamana Manuel competed as Miss Pampanga at the 2nd National Beauty Contest at the 1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Guillermo Jose MP (1905 - d.)

Guillermo Jose, in his youth, was the King Consort to Miss Philippines at the 1926 Manila Carnival. He was the president of the Philippine Tennis Association in the 1950s. The Guillermo Jose Memorial T...

Follow
Encarnacion Ibañez Johnson MP (deceased)

Encarnacion Ibañez Johnson-Jose competed as Miss Rizal at the 2nd National Beauty Contest at the 1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Pacita Tiongson Mateo MP (deceased)

Pacita Mateo competed as Miss Bulacan at the 2nd National Beauty Contest at the 1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Mercedes Verdote de Jesus MP (1911 - 1966)

Mercedes Verdote de Jesus- Joaquin competed as Miss Marinduque at the 2nd National Beauty Contest at the1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Caridad Morente MP

Caridad Morente was Miss Mindoro at the 1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Luisa Fernandez Marasigan MP (deceased)

Luisa Fernandez Marasigan-Barretto was the Miss Philippines at the 2nd Beauty Contest of the1927 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Amparo Neri MP (deceased)

Amparo Neri competed as Miss Misamis at the 1st National Beauty Contest at the 1926 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Leonor Tantoco Reyes MP (1919 - 2006)

Leonor T. Reyes competed as Miss Bulacan at the 1st National Beauty Content at the 1926 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Isolina Puno Palma MP (1905 - 1997)

Isolina Puno Palma-Calma is the oldest daughter of Don Gregorio Palma and Genoveva Puno who later married Dr. Valeriano Calma. Brother of Felicito Puno-Palma, Isolina was in Concepcion Tarlac; the ...

Follow
Loreto Bartolome Relova MP (1907 - 1996)

Loreto Bartolome Relova-Pascual was Miss Laguna at the 1926 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Lourdes Magdangal Luciano MP (c.1900 - 2001)

Lourdes Magdangal Luciano-Ocampo withdrew from the 1926 Manila Carnival Queen race. More here: .

Follow
Doña Aurora Reyes-Recto MP (deceased)

Aurora Reyes-Recto was crowned Miss Visayas at the 1st National Beauty Contest, held at the 1926 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Leopold Villarosa Kahn MP (1903 - 1974)

Leopold Villarosa Khan was the King Consort of the 1926 Miss Philippines of the Manila Carnival.

Follow
Anita Agoncillo Noble MP (b. - 1979)

Anita Agoncillo Noble-Nakpil was the 1st Miss Philippines of the Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Vicente Pantangco Rufino MP (c.1902 - 1970)

Vicente Rufino, in his youth, was the King Consort to the 1926 Manila Carnival Queen. He was among the incorporators of the Eastern Theatrical Company in 1934, which was engaged in the operating theate...

Follow
Socorro Borcena Henson MP (1907 - 1979)

Socorro Borcena Henson-Limjap was the Queen at the 1926 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Carmen Arevalo Papa MP (c.1906 - 1970)

Carmen Arevalo Papa-Delgado was the Queen at the 1925 Manila Carnival. Resources Castro, Alex. "1925, Queen of the Manila Carnival, Carmen Arevalo Papa." Manila Carnivals 1908-1938, Date publishe...

Follow
Eugenio Hofileña Lopez MP (1901 - 1975)

Eugenio Hofileña Lopez was a pioneering Filipino industrialist in the fields of sugar, publishing, broadcasting, transportation and power utilities. In his youth, he was the King Consort to the ...

Follow
Catalina Castillo Apacible MP (deceased)

Catalina Castillo Apacible was the Queen of the 1922 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
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...

Follow
Virginia Llamas-Romulo MP (1905 - d.)

Virginia Vidal Llamas-Romulo was the Queen of the 1922 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Jose Zamora Revilla MP (b. - c.1945)

Jose Revilla was part of the Royal Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
Ramon Velasco Ongsiako MP (b. - 1949)

Ramon Ongsiako, in his youth, belonged to the Royal Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
Rosario Roces Legarda MP (1899 - 1969)

Rosario Roces Legarda-Valdez was part of the Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
Vicenta Chiong Veloso Osmeña MP (1902 - 1982)

Vicenta Veloso Osmeña belonged to the Royal Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
Florentina Goyena MP (b. - c.1947)

Florentina Goyena-Revilla was part of the Royal Court of the 1921 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
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...

Follow
Carmen Legarda Prieto MP (1909 - 1986)

Carmen Legarda Prieto-Caro was the Queen at the 1921 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Virginia Randolph De Zayas MP (1901 - d.)

Virginia Randolph Harrison was the Queen of the Occident at the 1920 Manila Carnival. Hers is a privileged pedigree -- Scottish landed gentry on her father's side and American industrial pioneers on he...

Follow
Francisco Escolar Limjap MP (b. - 1975)

Francisco Escolar Limjap belonged to the Court of the Queen of the Orient at the 1920 Manila Carnival.

Follow
Felisa Escolar Limjap MP (deceased)

Felisa Escolar Limjap belonged to the court of the Queen of the Orient at the 1920 Manila Carnival.

Follow
Albina de la Paz Tuason MP (deceased)

Albina de la Paz Tuason belonged to the Court of the Queen of the Orient at the 1920 Manila Carnival.

Follow
Ralph Earnshaw MP (deceased)

Ralph Earnshaw was a King Consort to Trinidad Roura de Leon, the 1920 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
Baldomero Pelaez (deceased)

Baldomero Pelaez escorted Remedios Fernandez Reyes of Camiguin, who was crowned Sultana de Mindanao at the 1912 Manila Carnival.

Follow
Francisco Guerrero Agcaoili MP (c.1884 - c.1979)

Francisco Guerrero Agcaoili was a Cornell-trained chemical engineer. He was the King Escort to his sister, Julia, at the 1909 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
William Washington Vaughan MP (deceased)

A US Army officer, William Washington Vaughan, was King Escort to his future wife, Mela Kamakee Fairchild, the 1917 Manila Carnival Queen.

Follow
Enriqueta Lasso de Vega Aldanese MP (c.1896 - d.)

Enriqueta Lasso de Vega Aldanese, distinguished Spanish-English mestiza, was crowned Queen of the First Cebu Carnival in 1914. She also reigned as the 1918 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Mela Kamakee Cummins Fairchild MP (1898 - 1967)

Manolita Kamakee Fairchild was crowned Queen at the 1917 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Manuela Delgado Barretto MP (1900 - 1964)

Manolita Delgado Barretto was crowned Queen at the 1916 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Esperanza Escolar Limjap MP (1896 - 1978)

Esperanza Escolar Limjap-Osmeña was the second wife of Philippine President Sergio Osmeña and the First Lady during his term. The daughter of a wealthy Filipino-Chinese businessman, she w...

Follow
Concepcion Zurbito Medina MP (1900 - d.)

Concepcion Zurbito Medina-Navarro was crowned the Queen of the 1915 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Dolores de la Cerna Perez Rubio MP (deceased)

Dolores Perez Rubio-Gregory was crowned Queen of the 1914 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Julia Otero Arceo MP (b. - 1975)

Julia Otero Arceo was crowned Reina de Luzon at the 1913 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Remedios Fernandez Reyes MP (b. - 1955)

Remedios Fernandez Reyes-Medina was crowned Sultana de Mindanao at the 1912 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Amparo Noel-Borromeo MP (deceased)

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

Follow
Paz Bantug de Guzman MP (1864 - 1956)

Paz Bantug de Guzman-Silos was the Reina de Luzon at the 1912 Manila Carnival. She was an educator, who served as the directress of the glee club at the Philippine Normal School. Many matinee stars of ...

Follow
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...

Follow
Trinidad Roura de Leon MP (1900 - 1995)

Trinidad Roura de Leon was the Queen of the 1920 Victory Carnival. She became the First Lady to President Roxas. More here: .

Follow
Inocencia Bapista Reyes MP (1889 - d.)

Inocencia "Enchay" Baptista Reyes was a finalist at the 1908 Manila Carnival Queen race. She is the the matriarch of the accomplished Roces Clan.

Follow
Julia Guerrero Agcaoili MP (b. - 1945)

Julia Guerrero Agcaoili-Martinez was the 1909 Manila Carnival Queen. Convent-bred, she excelled in playing the piano and harp and in singing. More here: .

Follow
Leonarda Escolar Limjap MP (1890 - 1967)

Leonarda Escolar Limjap studied painting under Fabian de la Rosa and piano under Dona Ventura Galvez. The daughter of an affluent businessman, she was convent-educated and well-traveled. In 1908, she r...

Follow
Purificacion Garcia Villanueva MP (1886 - 1954)

Pura Villanueva-Kalaw was born on August 27, 1886 in Arevalo, Iloilo to Emilio Villanueva, a highly educated man from Molo, and Emilia Garcia, a very beautiful Spanish lady from Palencia, Spain. At fir...

Follow
George Tayloe Langhorne MP (1867 - 1962)

Colonel George T. Langhorne was a veteran of the American-Spanish War in the Philippines and onetime aide-de-camp to Major General Leonard Wood. He was King of the Occident at the 1908 Manila Carnival ...

Follow
Marjorie Radcliffe Colton MP (c.1884 - d.)

Marjorie Radcliffe Colton was the Queen of the Occident at the 1908 Manila Carnival. More here: .

Follow
Iluminada Mojica Tuason MP (b. - 1949)

Illuminada Mojica Tuason-Fernandez, the Miss Philippines at the 1939 Manila Carnival Queen, was only child of Rogelia Mojica of Indang, Cavite and an unnamed Tuason of Manila. Her father died early and...

Follow
Trinidad Rodriguez Fernandez MP (1899 - d.)

Trinidad Rodriguez Fernandez was the Manila Carnival Queen of 1924. She is also the first woman Ambassador of the Philippines. More here: .

Follow