The first woman ever admitted to Harvard Med School. Truly inspiring. A Filipina woman named Fe del Mundo received an offer from the president of the Philippines for a full scholarship to attend any medical in the United States after graduating as valedictorian from the University of the Philippines in 1933. She decided to attend Harvard Medical School in 1936, even though HMS wasn’t admitting women at the time. Harvard only started officially accepting women to the medical school in…
Maria Corazon Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco-Aquino (1933-2009) was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. Regarded as "The Mother of Philippine Democracy", Cory led the 1986 People Power Revolution, which toppled Ferdinand Marcos and restored democracy in the Philippines.
General Emilio Aguinaldo was officially considered the First President of the Philippines (1899-1901) and led Philippine forces first against Spain in the latter part of the Philippine Revolution (1896-1897), and then in the Spanish-American War (1898), and finally against the United States during the Philippine-American War (1899-1901). He was captured in 1901 and went into exile on Guam, finally returning to the Philippines decades later. #philippine history #history
#Philippine_History ___ Manuel Luis Quezon, a graduate of Colegio de San Juan de Letran, served as president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944. He was the first Filipino to head a government of the Philippines. Quezón is considered by most Filipinos to have been the second president of the Philippines, after Emilio Aguinaldo (1897–1901).
In a year as President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte has insulted America a lot
U.S. and the Philippines: President Rodrigo Duterte's Most Insulting Quotes About America
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is looking forward to having a “more open” dialogue and cooperation with the Church with the election of Davao archbishop Romulo Valles as president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP). Valles, a friend of...