Carlos P. Romulo

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Carlos Peña Romulo

Also Known As: "Carlos"
Birthplace: Camiling, Tarlac, Central Luzon, Philippines
Death: December 15, 1985 (87)
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines (Circulatory collapse)
Place of Burial: Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Son of Gregorio Romulo and Maria Pena Romulo
Husband of Private and Virginia Llamas-Romulo
Father of Carlos Romulo, Jr.; Gregorio Vicente Romulo; Ricardo J. Romulo and Private
Brother of Enrique Pena Romulo; Ma. Lourdes P. Romulo-Kipping; Gilberto P. Romulo; Josefina Peña Romulo and Private

Occupation: Diplomat, statesman, soldier, journalist and author, Statesman
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About Carlos P. Romulo

Carlos Peña Romulo, (14 January 1898 – 15 December 1985) was a Filipino diplomat, statesman, soldier, journalist and author. He was a reporter at 16, a newspaper editor by the age of 20, and a publisher at 32. He was a co-founder of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines, a general in the US Army and the Philippine Army, university president, President of the UN General Assembly, was eventually named one of the Philippines' National Artists in Literature, and was the recipient of many other honors and honorary degrees. His hometown is Camiling, Tarlac and he studied at the Camiling Central Elementary School during his basic education.


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 eventually became his bride. More here:

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Carlos P. Romulo's Timeline

January 14, 1898
Camiling, Tarlac, Central Luzon, Philippines
January 23, 1898
July 30, 1926
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
January 8, 1933
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
December 15, 1985
Age 87
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Libingan ng mga Bayani, Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines