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2.27.2006

Pedro Paterno




Pedro Paterno
AKA Pedro Alejandro Paterno

  • Author of the 1st Filipino novel written in Tagalog, Ninay (1907)
  • Author of the 1st Filipino collection of poems in Spanish, Sampaguitas y poesias (Jasmines and Poems), published in Madrid (1880)


QUOTE
“Forward, Filipinos, and the sun of victory will shine upon us.”


DATE OF BIRTH
February 27, 1858

BIRTHPLACE
Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines


YEAR OF DEATH
March 11, 1911


USEFUL LINKS

Pedro Paterno's Proclamation of War
The first Filipino novel

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