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5.25.2006

Dr. Gregorio F. Zaide




Dr. Gregorio F. Zaide


  • 1st Filipino Head of the Far Eastern University (F.E.U.) Department of History
  • 1st and only Filipino Life member of the American Historical Association in Washington, D.C.
  • 1st Filipino member of the Mexican Instituto Pan-Americano de la Historia y Geografia and the Argentine Instituto Historico de la Independencia Americana
  • 1st Filipino and 1st Asian to win the United Nations Study Award (1957)
  • 1st Filipino exchange professor to the University of Hawaii (1937)
  • “Dean of Filipino historiographers”



QUOTE

“The China Filipinos are famous for two things—fighting and music. Descendants of a fighting race, they had demonstrated their mettle and valor in several convulsive upheavals in Chinese history.”


DATE OF BIRTH
May 25, 1907

BIRTHPLACE
Pagsanjan, Laguna, Philippines


YEAR OF DEATH
1986



USEFUL LINKS

Gregorio F. Zaide, Ph.D.
DOST - Zaide, Gregorio F.: Ph. D. History
Pinoys in Shanghai

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