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Pedro Aunario

Birthdate: (66)
Death: January 27, 1945 (66)
Immediate Family:

Father of Norberto Pedro Aunario

Occupation: Journalist
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About Pedro Aunario

A Filipino writer in Spanish, Aunario was the editor of La Vanguardia, and during the term of Governor-General Francis B. Harrison, a representative for the mountain province. He resigned from the legistrature in 1923.

Career - His career in journalism started when he was on the editorial board of La Patria while studying at the Ateneo de Manila. He then worked for La Fraternidad, La Democracia, and El Ranacimiento. He also contributed his works in the magazines Renacimiento Filipino, Cultura Filipina, Philippine Review, The Citizen and other journals. He graduated his masters in journalism at the age of 19.

He was considered the "FATHER OF FILIPINO JOURNALISM".

Award - He earned an honorable mention from the Premio Zobel in 1934 for his collection of journalistic essays En el Yunque Contidiano (On the Anvil of Existence).

He donated his books and works to the Filipino Heritage Museum. One of the streets in University of the Philippines, Diliman was named after him.

He's recognized as one of the famous people in jounalism. He belongs to the Elite Society, among his closest friends were Eugenio Lopez Sr., President Manuel Quezon, and The Zobel's.

 
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Pedro Aunario's Timeline

1878
June 29, 1878
1945
January 27, 1945
Age 66
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June 6
Philippines