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Loren Legarda

Loren Legarda
AKA Loren Bautista Legarda-Leviste

  • 1st Filipina environmentalist to receive the Global Award of the Priyadashni Academy for outstanding contributions to Environment and Afforestation (2004)
  • 1st Filipina to hold the post of Senate Majority Leader (2001)

"At the end of the day, after all is said and done, you're left with only you and your God. I am answerable only to God and country. Whatever you say, whatever you do, it's God and country above all else."

January 28, 1960

Marikina, Rizal, Philippines

FATHER: Antonio Cabrera Legarda
MOTHER: Bessie Gella Bautista

HUSBAND: Jose Antonio Leviste
CHILDREN: Lorenzo Antonio (Lanz) and Leandro Antonio (Lean)


Senator's Profile: Loren Legarda Leviste
Personal Information: Legarda-Leviste, Loren Bautista
The 'Double L' Word: Ricky Lo's Conversation With Loren Legarda

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?