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2.08.2006

Claro M. Recto




Claro M. Recto
AKA Claro Mayo Recto


  • "Father of the Philippine Constitution"



QUOTE
“Filipinism, nationalism: this is my unconquerable faith and my burning hope.”


ALIAS
"Great Academician"
"Abogado Milagroso" (lawyer of miracles)


DATE OF BIRTH
February 8, 1890

BIRTHPLACE
Tiaong, Tayabas (now Quezon), Philippines

FATHER: Claro Recto, Sr.
MOTHER: Micaela Mayo

WIFE: Aurora Reyes
Claro and Aurora had five children.


YEAR OF DEATH
October 2, 1960


USEFUL LINKS

Senator Profile of Claro M. Recto
Remembering Claro M. Recto
Claro M. Recto, a true constitutionalist
Claro M. Recto (1890-1960)
Wikipedia Article on Claro M. Recto

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