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Rufino Family of the Philippines

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    Maria Victoria "Marivic" Abad Rufino is a Filipino artist and author. More here: .
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    Tessa Rufino Prieto-Valdes is a fashion designer, columnist and socialite-philanthropist known for her flamboyant outfits. More here: .
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    Marixi Rufino-Prieto is the current chairperson of Philippine Daily Inquirer. More here: .
  • Maria Alexandra Rufino Prieto
    Alexandra "Sandy" Prieto is currently the president of the Philippine Daily Inquirer. More here:
  • Vicente Pantangco Rufino (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...

Rufino is derived from the Latin word rufus, meaning "red".

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Rufino Family of the Philippines. Profiles here are those of historical figures, scions of the gentry (de buena familia), revolutionary heroes, scholars, government officials, national athletes and other public personalities (celebrities) in various fields. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

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)