Genealogy Projects tagged with Philippines on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Bataan Death March

    The Bataan Death March (9-17 April 1942) was the forcible transfer, by the Imperial Japanese Army, of 12,000 American and 64,000 Filipino prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II, which resulted in the deaths of thousands of prisoners. The 128-kilometer march was characterized by wide-ranging physical abuse and murder, and resulted in very h...

  • Spanish American War

    The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States. It ultimately ended with the Americans defeating the Spaniards. Revolts against Spanish rule had been endemic for decades in Cuba and were closely watched by Americans; there had been war scares before, as in the Virginius Affair in 1873. By 1897–98, American public opinion grew angrier at reports...

  • Families of the Philippines

    This is the Master Project for the Philippines Filipinos often know of their ancestry exclusively through oral accounts. It is common to not know about one's direct line; but people would retain info about an obscure connection to a famous or historical person. Organized by surnames and by specialty topics, the Families of the Philippines projects tracks famous Filipino personalities -- which...

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  • Filipino Scientists

    This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on successful disciples of the sciences, who are Filipino or have Filipino lineage, and have made groundbreaking discoveries and progress in their field of specialty. Find more surnames at the master project page, Families of the Philippines . Image: This is a detail of a painting by Romeo Enriquez (1960) of Opthalmologist Dr. Jose Rizal tre...

  • American Colonists in the Philippines

    This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on Americans who figured prominently in Philippine government and society during the American colonial presence between 1898 and 1946. Find similar projects at the master project page, Families of the Philippines . Image: William Howard Taft, future US President, was the first Secretary General of the American Insular Government in the Phi...

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  • Filipino Politicians

    This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Filipino politicians. Profiles here are those of elected and appointed government officials -- past and present, executive and legislative. Image: This is the main building of the Malacañang Palace (the residence of the President of the Republic), facing the Pasig River. Find more under Supreme Court of the Philippines and th...

  • Presidents of the Philippines

    This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the Philippines, as well as their spouses. Find more at the master project page, Families of the Philippines . Image: This is the main building of the Malacañang Palace (the residence of the President of the Republic), facing the Pasig River. Master Profiles for Presidents of the Philippines ...

  • Criminals, Outlaws and Bandits of the Philippines

    Love 'em or loathe 'em, the "bad boys" and "naughty girls" of history have kept generations fascinated! This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on notable Filipino personalities convicted of criminal acts or bandits pursued by the law. Find more at the master project page, Families of the Philippines . Image: Macario Sakay (third from left, front row) was declared President of t...

  • Ranillo Family of the Philippines

    This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Ranillo 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 . ...

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