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Don Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal

Filipino: Don Epifanio Cristóbal de los Santos
Also Known As: "Don Pañong or Don Panyong"
Birthplace: Malabon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Death: April 18, 1928 (57)
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines (Stroke)
Place of Burial: Santa Cruz, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Son of Escolástico de los Santos and Antonina Cristóbal
Husband of Úrsula Páez and Margarita Torralba
Father of José Santos; Rosario Paez Santos; Escolastico Paez Santos; Antonio Paez Santos; Fernando Torralba de los Santos and 7 others

Occupation: Writer, researcher, lawyer, politician, public servant, Governor
Managed by: Klarenz Kristoffer Magdaluyo Qui...
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About Epifanio de los Santos

Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal, sometimes known as Don Pañong or Don Panyong (April 7, 1871—April 18, 1928) was a noted Filipino historian, literary critic, art critic, jurist, prosecutor, antiquarian, archivist, scholar, painter, poet, musician, musicologist, philosopher, philologist, bibliographer, translator, journalist, editor, publisher, paleographer, ethnographer, biographer, researcher, civil servant, patriot and hero. He was appointed Director of the Philippine Library and Museum by Governor General Leonard Wood in 1925.


Epifanio was a Filipino historian, journalist, and a civil servant. In 1925, Governor-General Leonard Hagar Wood appointed him as director of the Philippine Library and Museum. Highway 54 in the Philippines was named after him (Epifanio de los Santos Avenue), and is now known as EDSA.

MPT was Epifanio's second wife.

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Epifanio de los Santos's Timeline

April 7, 1871
Malabon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
San Isidro, Nueva Ecija, Central Luzon, Philippines
October 13, 1913
June 4, 1917
Malolos, Bulacan, Central Luzon, Philippines
April 18, 1928
Age 57
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines