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9.29.2006

Jesse Robredo




Jesse Robredo
AKA Jesse Manalastas Robredo


  • 1st and only Filipino Mayor to receive the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service (2000)


QUOTE
"I am confident that I will be on the right side of history."



DATE OF BIRTH
1959

WIFE: Maria Leonor
DAUGHTERS: Jessica, Janine, and Jillian


USEFUL LINKS

2000 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service
To Lead A Willing People
Speech Delivered By Jesse M. Robredo
Asiaweek.com - Pride Restored
Asiaweek.com - Investing in People

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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