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Aquino Family of the Philippines

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  • Cory Cojuangco-Aquino (1933 - 2009)
    María Corazón Cojuangco-Aquino (born on January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was the 11th President of the Philippines, serving from 1986 to 1992. She was the first female President of the P...
  • Noynoy Cojuangco Aquino
    Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III, also known as Noynoy Aquino or PNoy, is the fifteenth and current President of the Philippines. More here:
  • Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara
    Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara is a Filipino movie and television director. She is known for directing the classic "Minsa'y Isang Gamu-Gamo". More here: .
  • Agapito "Butz" Aquino
    Agapito "Butz" Aquino is a Filipino actor, activist and legislator. More here: .
  • Paul Aquino Aquino
    Paul A. Aquino is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Filipino firm Energy Development Corporation, the largest producer and the only active developer of geothermal energy in the Philippin...

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

The Aquino Family was included in "The Manila 60", as published in the 1950s by society writer Torrosa Subido. The list comprised of the fabulously wealthy families, as well as those that made contributions to society. These old families pride themselves in the legacy of grace and refinement.

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)