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11.04.2006

Carlos P. Garcia



Pres. Carlos P. Garcia
AKA Carlos Polistico Garcia

  • 8th President of the Philippines (1957-1961)
  • 5th Vice President of the Philippines (1953-1957)
  • "Father of the Filipino First Policy"


QUOTE
"most fundament, essential and indispensable function of government in democracy is the holding of pure, free, clean, peaceful and honest elections"


ALIAS
"Prince of Visayan Poets"
"Bard from Bohol"


DATE OF BIRTH
November 4, 1896

BIRTHPLACE
Bohol, Philippines


FATHER: Policronio Garcia
MOTHER: Ambrosia Polistico


WIFE: Leonila Dimataga
DAUGHTER: Linda


YEAR OF DEATH
June 14, 1971



USEFUL LINKS

The Philippine Presidency Project: Carlos P. Garcia
Cultural Heritage - Philippine President
Wikipedia Article on Carlos P. Garcia
And now, some words from Carlos P. Garcia
Senator Profile of Carlos P. Garcia
Local Government Unit: Municipality Of Pres. Carlo P. Garcia


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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