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Villanueva Family of the Philippines

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  • Purita Kalaw-Ledesma
    Purita Villanueva Kalaw-Ledesma was a patron of the arts and founder of the Art Association of the Philippines (AAP). What began as a reunion of fine arts graduates of the University of the Philippines...
  • Maria Villanueva Kalaw (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...
  • Teodoro Villanueva Kalaw, Jr.
    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. ---...
  • Purificacion Garcia Villanueva (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...
  • Eliza Villanueva Rosales (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...

Villanueva is derived from a Spanish phrase, meaning "New Village".

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Villanueva 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)