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Names of First Filipino actors, teachers, singers, doctors, heroes, and other outstanding Filipino Pioneers in their respective fields are here for you.


List of Filipino Pioneers

Philippine Fathers

Filipino men who are founders and leaders of any institution in their generation

Father of Philippine Revolution, Father of Philippine Cinema, Father of Philippine Surgery, more »

National Artists

Profiles of the first Philippine National Artists

1st Filipino National Artist in Architecture, 1st Filipina National Artist for Dance, more »

Pageant Winners

Famous Filipino titleholders in male & female pageants

1st Filipina Miss Universe, 1st Filipino Mister International, more »

Business and Economy

Short biographies of 1st Filipino entrepreneurs

1st Filipino Manufacturer of the Yo-Yo, 1st Filipino World Entrepreneur Of The Year, more »


Names of 1st Filipinos in the field of education

1st Filipina Ph.D. in the Philippines, 1st Filipino President of the University of the Philippines, more »

Language and Literature

First Filipino poets, writers, linguists

1st Filipino Poet, 1st Filipino Pulitzer Prize Winner in Journalism, more »

Law and Jurisprudence

Prominent Filipino lawyers and judges

1st Filipino Supreme Court Chief Justice, 1st Filipina Supreme Court Justice, more »

Mass Media

Filipino pioneers in radio, TV, newspaper, comics, internet, etc

1st Filipino to appear on Philippine television, Founder of the 1st Filipino investigative newsmagazine on TV, more »

Medicine and Healthcare

List of 1st Filipino health professionals

1st Filipina Clinical Psychologist, 1st Filipino Anesthesiologist, more »

Motion Picture

First Filipinos in Philippine movies

1st Filipina silent film actress, 1st Filipino actor to star in an American movie, 1st Filipino movie studio owner, more »

Music and Dance

Filipino music and dance pioneers

1st Philippine Idol winner, 1st Filipina Prima Ballerina, 1st Filipino avant-garde composer, more »

Politics, Military, and Government

Roster of heroes, presidents, soldiers, politicians and activists

1st Filipino National Hero, 1st Filipina President, 1st Filipino labor union leader, more »


Religious Filipino preachers

Founder of the 1st Filipino independent Catholic Church, 1st Filipino Roman Catholic Bishop, more »

Science and Technology

Philippine inventors and National Scientists

1st Filipina National Scientist, 1st Filipino industrial scientist, more »

Sports and Tournaments

Names of Philippine Olympians, athletes, and sports enthusiasts

1st Filipina athlete listed in the Guinness Book of World Records, 1st Filipino Super Grandmaster of Chess, 1st Filipino four-time Most Valuable Player awardee in the Philippine Basketball Association, more »

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Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?


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