Filipino Presidents, National Artists, Politicians, Celebrities – Pinoy Who’s Who

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Abadilla, Alejandro – poet; 1904-1969
Abelardo, Nicanor – composer; San Miguel, Bulacan; 1893-1934
Abueva, Napoleon – sculptor; Bohol; 1930
Aglipay, Gregorio – religious leader; Ilocos Norte; 1860-1940
Agoncillo, Felipe – nationalist; Taal, Batangas; 1859-1941
Aguinaldo, Emilio – president and general; Kawit, Cavite; 1869-1964
Alcala, Larry – cartoonist; Daraga, Albay; 1926-2002
Amorsolo, Fernando – painter; Manila; 1892-1972
Antonio, Pablo – architect; Balanga, Bataan; 1901-1974
Aquino, Benigno -senator and martyr; Concepcion, Tarlac; 1932-1983
Aquino, Corazon Cojuango – president; Luisita, Tarlac; January 25, 1933
Aquino, Francisca Reyes – culture and dance researcher; Bocaue, Bulacan; 1899-1983
Aquino, Melchora – nationalist; Kalookan; 1812-1919
Arguilla, Manuel – writer; Bauang, La Union; 1910-1944
Arcellana, Francisco – short story writer; Manila; 1916-2002
Arroyo, Gloria Macapagal – president; Manila; April 5, 1947
Avellana, Lamberto – film director; Bontoc, Mountain Province; 1915-1991
Balagtas, Francisco – poet; Balagtas, Bulacan; 1788-1862
Baraquio, Angela Perez – beauty queen; Hawaii; June 1, 1976
Bernal, Ishmael – film director; Manila; 1938-1997
Blanca, Nida – film actress; Gapan, Nueva Ecija; 1936-2001
Bonifacio, Andres – nationalist; Manila; 1863-1897
Brocka, Lino – film director; Pilar, Sorsogon; 1939-1991
Buenaventura, Antonino – composer; Baliuag, Bulacan; 1904-1996
Bulosan, Carlos – writer; Pangasinan; 1911-1956
Cayetano, Benjamin – governor of Hawaii; November 14, 1939
Celerio, Levi – poet and songwriter; Manila; 1910-2002 
Constantino, Renato – historian; 1919-1999
Cuenco, Ernani – composer; Malolos, Bulacan; 1936-1988
Dagohoy, Francisco – nationalist; Bohol; 1744-1829 (revolt)
De Jesus, Gregoria – nationalist; Kalookan; 1875-1943
De Jesus, Jose Corazon – poet; Sta. Maria, Bulacan; 1896-1932
Dela Rama, Honorata "Atang" – actress; Pandacan, Manila; 1902-1991
De Leon, Felipe – composer; Penaranda, Nueva Ecija; 1912-1992
De Leon, Gerardo – film director; Manila; 1913-1981
Delos Santos, Efipanio – writer and nationalist; Malabon; 1871-1928
Del Pilar, Gregorio – nationalist and general; Bulacan; 1875-1899
Del Pilar, Marcelo – journalist and nationalist; Bulacan, Bulacan; 1850-1896
De Ocampo, Roberto – finance secretary and banker; Manila; January 10, 1946
De Venecia, Jose Jr. – House speaker; Dagupan City; December 26, 1936
Edades, Victorio – painter; Pangasinan; 1895-1985
Estrada, Joseph – president; Manila; April 19,1937
Enrile, Juan Ponce – senator and defense minister; Gonzaga, Cagayan; February 14, 1924
Felipe, Julian – composer; Cavite City; 1861-1941
Flavier, Juan – senator and barrio doctor; Manila; June 23, 1935
Francisco, Carlos – painter; Angono, Rizal; 1913-1969
Fuentes, Jovita – opera singer; Capiz, 1895-1978
Garcia, Carlos – president; Talibon, Bohol; 1896-1971
Gokongwei, John Jr. – business tycoon; Cebu City; July 4, 1926
Gonzalez, N.V.M. – writer; Romblon, Romblon; 1917-1999
Goquingco, Leonor Orosa – writer and dancer; Jolo, Sulu; 
Guerrero, Fernando Ma. – nationalist; Manila; 1873-1929
Guerrero, Wilfredo Ma. – scriptwriter; 1910-1995
Guingona, Teofisto – vice-president; San Juan, Metro Manila; July 4, 1928
Hernandez, Amado – poet; San Miguel, Bulacan; 1903-1970
Hidalgo, Felix Resureccion – painter; 1853-1913
Jacinto, Emilio – nationalist; Tondo, Manila; 1875-1899
Jaena, Graciano Lopez – nationalist and editor; Jaro, Iloilo; 1856-1896
Jaworski, Robert – senator and basketball player; Baguio City; March 8, 1946
Joaquin, Nick – writer; Manila; May 4, 1917
Jose, F. Sionil – writer; Rosales, Pangasinan; December 3, 1924
Kasilag, Lucrecia – composer; San Fernando, La Union; August 31, 1819
Kiukok, Ang – painter; Davao City; March 1, 1931
Laurel, Jose P. – president; Tanauan, Batangas; 1891-1959
Legaspi, Cesar – painter; Tondo, Manila; 1917-1994
Locsin, Leandro – architect; Silay, Negros Occidental; 1928-1994
Luna, Juan – painter and nationalist; Badoc, Ilocos Note; 1857-1899
Luz, Arturo – painter; Manila; November 29, 1926
Mabini, Apolinario – nationalist; Tanauan, Batangas; 1864-1903
Macapagal, Diosdado – president; Lubao, Pampanga; 1910-1997
Maceda, Jose – composer; Manila; January 31, 1917
Magsaysay, Ramon – president; Iba, Zambales; 1907-1957
Manansala, Vicente – painter; Macabebe, Pampanga; 1910-1981
Marcos, Ferdinand – president; Sarrat, Ilocos Norte; 1917-1989
Mariano, Eleanor – physician and US general; Angeles City; 1955
Molina, Antonio – composer; Manila; 1894-1980
Nakpil, Juan – architect; Manila; 1899-1986
Natorie, Josie – fashion designer; Manila; 1947
Navarro, Jerry Elizalde – painter; 1924-1999
Nepomuceno, Rafael – bowling champion; January 30, 1957
Ocampo, Hernando – painter; Manila; 1911-1978
Ople, Blas – senator; Bulacan; February 3, 1927
Osmena, Sergio – president; Cebu City; 1878-1961
Pagkalinawan, Cecilia – IT executive in New York; Manila; 1969
Palma, Jose – poet and songwriter; 1876-1903
Perez, Eugenio – congressman; San Carlos, Pangasinan; 1896-1957
Pimentel, Aquilino – senator; Claveria, Misamis Oriental; December 11, 1933
Ponce, Mariano – nationalist; Baliuag, Bulacan; 1861-1918
Puyat, Gil – nationalist; Manila; 1907-1981
Quezon, Manuel – president; Baler, Tayabas; 1878-1944
Quirino, Elpidio – president; Vigan, Ilocos Sur; 1890-1956
Quizon, Rodolfo (Dolphy) – film actor and comedian; Pampanga; July 25, 1928
Ramos, Fidel – president; Lingayen, Pangasinan; March 18, 1928
Reyes, Severino – playwright; 1861-1942
Rizal, Jose – poet, novelist and martyr; Calamba, Laguna; 1861-1896
Roco, Raul – senator and education secretary; Naga City; October 26, 1941
Romulo, Carlos – UN president and journalist; Camiling, Tarlac; 1899-1985
Roxas, Manuel – president; Roxas City, Capiz; 1892-1948
Salonga, Jovito – senate president and nationalist; Rizal; June 22, 1920
Salonga, Lea – stage actress; Manila; February 22, 1971
San Pedro, Lucio – composer; Angono, Rizal; 1913-2002 
Santiago, Miriam Defensor – senator; Iloilo City; June 15, 1945
Santos, Jose Abad – statesman and nationalist; San Fernando, Pampanga; 1886-
Santos, Lope – novelist and linguist; 1879-1963
Silang, Diego – nationalist; Ilocos Sur; 1730-1763
Silang, Gabriela – nationalist; Ilocos Sur; 1731-1763
Sin, Cardinal Jaime – Catholic archbishop; Aklan; August 21, 1928
Sycip, Washington – businessman; Manila; January 30, 1921
Tiempo, Edith – writer; Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya; April 22, 1919
Tinio, Rolando – playwright; Manila; 1937-1997
Tizon, Alex – journalist; Pampanga; 1958
Tolentino, Aurelio – playwright; 1868-1915
Tolentino, Guillermo – sculptor; Malolos, Bulacan; 1890-1976
Urtula, Lucrecia Reyes – dancer; Calamba, Laguna;
Valencia, Teodoro – journalist; Tanauan, Batangas; 1913-
Veneracion, Andrea – choirmaster; Manila; June 11, 1928
Vergara, Benito Sibug – scientist; Manila; June 23, 1934
Villa, Jose Garcia – poet; Manila; 1909-1997
Villa, Pancho – boxing champion; Iloilo; 1901
Villar, Manuel Jr. – senator and real estate magnate; Las Pinas City; December 13, 1949

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