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11.16.2005

Elpidio Quirino




Elpidio Quirino


  • 1st Filipino to appear on Philippine television
  • 6th President of the Philippines
  • "Father of Philippine Industry"


QUOTE
"Every epoch has its own heroes and every hero has his own epoch."


ALIAS
"EQ"


DATE OF BIRTH
November 16, 1890

BIRTHPLACE
Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines

FATHER: Mariano Quirino
MOTHER: Gregoria Rivera

WIFE: Alicia Syquia
CHILDREN: Tomas, Armando, Norma, Victoria, and Fe Angela


YEAR OF DEATH
February 29, 1956


USEFUL LINKS

The Philippine Presidency Project: Elpidio Quirino
Cultural Heritage: Elpidio Quirino

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