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12.15.2005

Carlos Quirino




Carlos Quirino
AKA Carlos Lozada Quirino


  • 1st Filipino National Artist in Historical Literature (1997)

  • 1st Filipino Director of the Ayala Museum (1970)

  • 1st Filipino correspondent for the United Press Institute


ALIAS
"National Artist in Historical Literature"

DATE OF BIRTH
January 14, 1910

FATHER: Jose A. Quirino
MOTHER: Dolores Lozada

WIFE: Liesel Commans
CHILDREN: Ricardo and Cynthia

YEAR OF DEATH
May 20, 1999


USEFUL LINKS


WikiPilipinas Article on Carlos Quirino
Mapping out history
Retrato Photo Archive of the Filipinas Heritage Library
Some questions on the National Artist awards
National Artists Rites in Malacanang Tainted With Controversy
National Artist Awards an intricate process
The Mexican Connection | The cultural cargo of the Manila-Acapulco galleons
Wikipedia Article on Carlos Quirino

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