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4.19.2007

Leona Florentino




Leona Florentino

  • 1st Filipina poet
  • "Mother of Philippine Women's Literature"


DATE OF BIRTH
April 19, 1849


BIRTHPLACE
Vigan, Ilocos Sur, Philippines


FATHER: Marcelino Florentino
MOTHER: Isabel


HUSBAND: Elias de los Reyes
Elias and Leona had five children.


YEAR OF DEATH
October 4, 1884


USEFUL LINKS

Leona Florentino: First Poetess of the Philippines
Leona Florentino on Wikipedia


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  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
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  • ...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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