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9.14.2006

Santanina Rasul




Santanina Rasul
AKA Santanina Tillah-Rasul


  • 1st Filipina Muslim Senator (1987)



QUOTE

“We must continue to destroy the prejudices of the past and begin to remake the history of the Filipino people without the social barriers that tend to divide us.”



DATE OF BIRTH
September 14, 1930

BIRTHPLACE
Siasi, Sulu, Philippines


HUSBAND: Abraham Rasul
Santanina and Abraham have six children.


USEFUL LINKS

Senator Profile of Santanina Rasul
The Legacy of Islam in the Philippines


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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