History of the Philippines
The history of the Philippines is believed to have begun with the arrival of the first humans using rafts or primitive boats, at least 67,000 years ago as the 2007 discovery of Callao Man showed. The ...
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The San Agustin : California Shipwreck - A Brief History of the Manila Galleon Trade
Segment profiling The History of the Manila Galleon Trade : 250 Years 1565-1815 The San Agustin sank in November, 1595 in the waters off Point Reyes, California. It is the oldest known shipwreck on th...
History of the Philippines
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Prehistory of the Philippines
The Prehistory of the Philippines covers the events prior to the written history of what is now the Philippines. The current demarcation between this period and the Early history of the Philippines is...
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Timeline of Philippine history
This is a timeline of Philippine history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in the Philippines and their predecessor states. To read about the background to thes...
Tabon Man
Tabon Man refers to remains discovered in the Tabon Caves in Lipuun Point in Quezon, Palawan in the Philippines on May 28, 1962 by Dr. Robert B. Fox, an American anthropologist of the National Museum ...
Negrito
The Negrito (/nɪˈɡritoʊ/) are several ethnic groups who inhabit isolated parts of Southeast Asia. Their current populations include Andamanese peoples of the Andaman Islands, Semang peoples of Mala...
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Models of migration to the Philippines
There have been several models of early human migration to the Philippines. Since H. Otley Beyer first proposed his wave migration theory, numerous scholars have approached the question of how, when a...
Angono Petroglyphs
The Angono Petroglyphs (Filipino: Mga Petroglipo ng Angono) is the oldest known work of art in the Philippines located in the province of Rizal. There are 127 human and animal figures engraved on the ...
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History of the Philippines (900-1521)
The history of the Philippines (as opposed to its prehistory) is marked by the creation of the Laguna Copperplate Inscription (LCI), the first written document found in a Philippine language. The ins...
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Country of Mai
Ma-i or Maidh (also spelled Ma'i, Mai, Ma-yi or Mayi; Chinese: 麻逸; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: má it) was a sovereign Prehispanic Philippine state, notable for having established trade relations with the Ki...
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Kingdom of Tondo
Tondo (also referred to as Tundo, Tundun, Tundok, Lusung) was a fortified kingdom which was located in the Manila Bay area, specifically north of the Pasig River, on Luzon island. It is one of the set...
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Confederation of Madyaas
The Confederation of Madja-as or the Kedatuan of Madja-as was a pre-Hispanic Philippine state within the Visayas islands region, and was a Srivijayan colony in the Philippine Archipelago, next to the ...
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Kingdom of Maynila
The Kingdom of Maynila (Tagalog: Maynila Old Malay: Kota Seludong, Jawi script: كوتا سلودوڠ ), was one of three major city-states that dominated the area by the lower reaches and mouth of the Pasig Ri...
Kingdom of Namayan
The ancient Kingdom of Namayan (also called the Kingdom of Sapa, Maysapan or Nasapan, and sometimes Lamayan - both references to its capital) was one of three major kingdoms that dominated the banks o...
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Kingdom of Butuan
The Kingdom of Butuan (Cebuano: Gingharian sa Butuan; Tagalog: Kaharian ng Butuan; 蒲端國 in Chinese records) was an ancient Indianized kingdom in pre-colonial southern Philippines centered on the presen...
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Rajahnate of Cebu
Rajahnate of Cebu (Cebuan: Gingharian sa Sugbo; Malay: Kerajaan Sugbu) was a historical Philippine state on the island of Cebu prior to the arrival of the Spaniards. It was founded by Sri Lumay or Raj...
Sultanate of Maguindanao
The Sultanate of Maguindanao (Arabic: سلطنة ماجوينداناو‎, Malay: Kesultanan Maguindanao, Jawi: كسولتانن ماڬوايندنااو) was a Maguindanaon Bangsamoro Islamic state that ruled parts of the isla...
Sultanate of Sulu
The Sultanate of Sulu (Jawi: سلطنة سولك, Arabic: سلطنة سولك‎) was a Muslim state that ruled over many of the islands of the Sulu Sea, parts of Mindanao, certain portions of present-day Saba...
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History of the Philippines (1521-1898)
This article covers the history of the Philippines from 1521 to 1898, known as the Spanish Colonial Era. It begins with the arrival in 1521 of European explorer Ferdinand Magellan sailing for Spain, ...
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Battle of Mactan
The Battle of Mactan (Cebuano: Gubat sa Mactan; Filipino: Labanan sa Mactan; Spanish: Batalla de Mactán) was fought in the Philippines on 27 April 1521, prior to Spanish colonization. The warr...
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Spanish East Indies
The Spanish East Indies (Indias orientales españolas) were the Spanish territories in Asia-Pacific from 1565 until 1898. It comprised the Philippine Islands, Guam and the Mariana Islands, the...
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Governor-General of the Philippines
The Governor-General of the Philippines (Spanish: Gobernador-General de Filipinas; Filipino: Gobernador-Heneral ng Pilipinas) was the title of the government executive during the colonial period of th...
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Manila galleon
The Manila Galleons (Spanish: Galeón de Manila, Tagalog: Kalakalang Galyon ng Maynila at Acapulco) were Spanish trading ships that made round-trip sailing voyages once or twice per year across...
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Philippine revolts against Spain
During the Spanish colonial period in the Philippines, there were several revolts against of the Spanish colonial government by indigenous Moro, Lumad, Indians, Chinese and Insulares, often with the g...
Limahong
Limahong, Lim Hong or also called Lin Feng (simplified Chinese: 林凤; traditional Chinese: 林鳳; pinyin: Lín Fèng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lîm-Hong) was a notorious Chinese pirate and warlord who inva...
British occupation of the Philippines
The British occupation of Manila between 1762 and 1764 was an episode in Philippine colonial history when the Kingdom of Great Britain occupied the Spanish colonial capital of Manila and the nearby pr...
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Treaty of Paris (1763)
The Treaty of Paris, also known as the Treaty of 1763, was signed on 10 February 1763 by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, with Portugal in agreement, after Britain's victory over Franc...
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Katipunan
The Katipunan (abbreviated to KKK) was a Philippine revolutionary society founded by anti-Spanish Filipinos in Manila in 1892, whose primary aim was to gain independence from Spain through revolution....
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