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2.01.2006

Purificación Valera Quisumbing




Purificación Valera Quisumbing


  • 1st Filipina Chair of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (1990)



QUOTE
"If we do not know the facts, we do not know the truth."



DATE OF BIRTH
February 1

BIRTHPLACE
Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines

HUSBAND: Leonardo A. Quisumbing
CHILDREN: Josefa and Cecilia Rachel


USEFUL LINKS

CHR Chairperson Purificación C. Valera Quisumbing
'High tech' reporting focal vs human rights violations -CHR


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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