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Zobel Family of the Philippines

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  • Johannes Andreas Zobel (deceased)
    Dr. Johannes Andreas Zobel was a German pharmacist who moved to Manila and established the first chemical laboratory of the Philippines in 1834. He is the earliest known patriarch of the Zobel Clan.
  • Jacobo Zóbel y Zangroniz (1842 - 1896)
    Jacobo Zangroniz Zobel was a mayor of Manila, a polyglot academician, a world renowned numismatist, a pharmacist, a construction magnate, and a successful businessman. More here: .
  • Enrique Zóbel de Ayala (1877 - 1943)
    Enrique Zobel de Ayala consolidated his father’s firm and expands into many other business fields: the pharmaceuticals-sector, the porcelain and glass sector, banking and insurance sector, the f...
  • Fernando Zobel de Ayala (1924 - 1984)
    Fernando Zobel de Ayala y Montojo (1924–1984) was a Hispano-Filipino businessman, patron of the arts and talented Filipino painter. More here: . Sources: Fernando Zobel's Birth Certifica...
  • Jacobo Zobel (1902 - 1971)
    Jacobo Santiago Roxas Zobel de Ayala was a Colonel, who was in the infamous Bataan Death March in World War II. He became a consultant for Presidents Quirino, Roxas and Magsaysay. Sources: Jaco...

Also includes Zobel de Ayala.

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

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)