Horacio de la Costa
Horacio de la Costa (May 9, 1916 – March 20, 1977) was the first Filipino Provincial Superior of the Society of Jesus in the Philippines, and a recognized authority in Philippine and Asian culture and...
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Philippine constitutional plebiscite, 1940
A plebiscite on June 18, 1940 to ratify the following amendments to the Constitution: tenure of the President and the Vice-President was four years with reelection for another term; establishment of a...
Encarnacion Alzona
Encarnacion A. Alzona (March 23, 1895 – March 13, 2001) was a pioneering Filipino historian, educator and suffragist. The first Filipino woman to obtain a Ph.D., she was conferred in 1985 the ra...
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Mark Magsumbol
Mark M. Magsumbol is a basketball player from the Philippines who has played in the Philippine Basketball League, National Basketball Conference, the Cebu Basketball Federation, and for the American B...
Leo Oracion
Leo Oracion (born 1974) reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 17, 2006, at the age of 32. He reached the summit at 3:30pm (local time), together with 15 other climbers. He is a sportsman from th...
Tomas Morato
Tomas Eduardo Bernabeu Morato (born Tomás Eduardo Morató Bernabéu, July 3, 1887 – March 6, 1965) was a Spanish-born Filipino businessman and politician of full-blooded Spanish ethnicity who became the...
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Leo Austria
Leovino R. Austria (born March 14, 1958), better known as Leo Austria, born in Sariaya, Quezon, is a retired Filipino professional basketball player and the current head coach of the San Miguel Beerme...
Aurora Quezon
Aurora Antonia Aragón Vd.ª de Quezón (born Aurora Antonia Aragón y Molina on February 19, 1888 – April 28, 1949), usually known simply as Aurora Quezón, and sometimes as Aurora Aragón-Quezón, was the ...
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Manuel L. Quezon
Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (August 19, 1878 – August 1, 1944) served as president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944. He was the first Filipino to head a government of the Phili...
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Hermano Pule
Apolinario de la Cruz (July 22, 1814 - November 4, 1841), known as Hermano Pule or Puli ("Brother Pule"), led a major revolt against Spanish rule of the Philippines based on a struggle for religious f...
Claro M. Recto
Claro Mayo Recto, Jr. (February 8, 1890 – October 2, 1960) was a Filipino politician, jurist, poet and one of the foremost statesmen of his generation. He is remembered for his nationalism, for ...
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Lorenzo Tañada
Lorenzo Martinez Tañada, PLH (August 10, 1898 – May 28, 1992) was a Filipino politician. Elected to the first Philippine Senate in 1947, he was the longest-serving senator in Philippine history. He se...
Rafael Nantes
Rafael "Raffy" Puchero Nantes (January 4, 1957 – May 17, 2010) was the governor of the Province of Quezon, Philippines from 2007 to 2010. He was the national treasurer of the Liberal Party of the Phil...
Louie Alas
Francisco Luis "Louie" Alas (born October 10, 1963) is a multi-titled Filipino basketball head coach. He is the former head coach of the Letran Knights in the National Collegiate Athletic Association,...
Rene Saguisag
Rene A. V. Saguisag (born August 14, 1939 in Mauban, Quezon, Philippines) is a Filipino lawyer. He served as a Filipino Senator from 1987 until 1992.
Rene Saguisag was born on August 14, 1939 in M...
Lorenzo Tañada III
Lorenzo "Erin" Tañada III (born August 16, 1963) is a Filipino politician. A member of the Liberal Party, he was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines representing the...
Philippine presidential election, 1941
Presidential, legislative and local elections were held on November 11, 1941 in the Philippines. Incumbent President Manuel Luis Quezon won an unprecedented second partial term as President of the Ph...
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Paraluman
Sigrid Sophia Agatha von Giese, better known by her screen name Paraluman (December 14, 1923 – April 27, 2009), was an award-winning Filipina actress. Her contemporaries include the likes of Fernando ...
Ye Fei
Ye Fei (Chinese: 叶飞; 7 May 1914 – 18 April 1999) was a Filipino-Chinese military general and politician of the People's Republic of China. Born Sixto Mercado Tiongco in the Philippines to a Chines...
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Philippine legislative election, 1938
The Elections for the Second National Assembly were held on November 8, 1938, under a new law that allowed block voting which favored the governing Nacionalista Party (which the Consolidato and the Pr...
Wigberto Tañada
Wigberto "Ka Bobby" Ebarle Tañada, Sr. (born August 13, 1934) is a Filipino politician. He is member of the Liberal Party and a former member of the Senate of the Philippines(1987–1995) and Philippine...