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3.08.2006

Francisca Reyes Aquino




Francisca Reyes Aquino
AKA Francisca Reyes Tolentino


  • 1st Filipina National Artist for Dance (1973)
  • Philippine National Artist in Dance (1973)
  • "Folk Dance Pioneer"
  • "Champion of Filipino Folk Dance"


DATE OF BIRTH
March 9, 1899

BIRTHPLACE
Bulacan, Philippines

FATHER: Felipe Reyes
MOTHER: Juliana Santos

2nd HUSBAND: Serafin Aquino

1st HUSBAND: Ramon P. Tolentino, Jr.


YEAR OF DEATH
November 21, 1983


USEFUL LINKS

The 1962 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service
NCCA Culture Profile: Francisca Reyes Aquino
Frances Reyes Aquino

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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