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Fernando Amorsolo
Fernando Amorsolo
Fernando Amorsolo
y Cueto (May 30, 1892 – April 24, 1972) was one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.[1] Amorsolo was a portraitist and painter of rural Philippine landscapes. He is popularly known for his craftsmanship and mastery in the use of light.[2]Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Style and techniques3.1 Women and landscapes 3.2 Sketches 3.3 Historical paintings and portraits 3.4 World War II-era works4 Critical evaluation 5 Death and legacy5.1 Amorsolo paintings in the art market 5.2 Museums6 Major works 7 Awards and achievements7.1 Major exhibitions8 Personal life 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Amorsolo was born on May 30, 1892 in Paco, Manila.[3][4] Don Fabián de la Rosa, his mother's cousin was also a Filipino painter
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Spanish Naming Customs
Spanish naming customs
Spanish naming customs
are historical traditions for naming children practised in Spain. According to these customs, a person's name consists of a given name (simple or composite) followed by two family names (surnames). The first surname is usually the father's first surname, and the second the mother's first surname. In recent years, the order of the surnames can be decided at birth. Often, the practice is to use one given name and the first surname only (e.g. Miguel de Unamuno), with the full name being used in legal, formal, and documentary matters, or for disambiguation when the first surname is very common (e.g. Federico García Lorca). [1]. In these cases, it is common to use only the second surname, as in “Lorca” or “Zapatero”
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Camarines Sur
Camarines Sur
Camarines Sur
(Central Bicolano: Habagatan na Camarines; Filipino: Timog Camarines) is a province located in the Bicol Region
Bicol Region
in Luzon
Luzon
of the Philippines. Its capital is Pili and the province borders Camarines Norte
Camarines Norte
and Quezon
Quezon
to the northwest, and Albay
Albay
to the south. To the east lies the island province of Catanduanes
Catanduanes
across the Maqueda Channel. Camarines Sur
Camarines Sur
is the largest among the six provinces in the Bicol Region both by population and land area. Its territory includes two cities: Naga, the lone chartered city, as the province's and the region's religious, cultural, financial, commercial, industrial and business center; and Iriga, a component city, as the center of the Rinconada area and Riŋkonāda Language
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Caloocan City
Caloocan
Caloocan
(Filipino: Kalookan) is the fourth most populous city in the Philippines. It is divided into two geographical locations with a total combined area of 5,333.40 hectares. It was formerly part of the Province of Rizal
Rizal
of the Philippines' Southern Luzon Region. According to the 2015 census, it had a population of 1,583,978.[4] The city's name is colloquially spelled as Kalookan. It comprises what is known as the CAMANAVA area along with cities Malabon, Navotas
Navotas
and Valenzuela. The word caloocan comes from the Tagalog root word lo-ok; kalook-lookan (or kaloob-looban) means "innermost area"
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Andrés Bonifacio
Philippine RevolutionCry of Pugad Lawin Battle
Battle
of Manila
Manila
(1896) Battle
Battle
of San Juan del Monte Battle
Battle
of Pasong Tamo Battle
Battle
of San Mateo and MontalbanPolitical party La Liga Filipina KatipunanSpouse(s) Monica (c. 1880–1890, her death) Gregoria de Jesús
Gregoria de Jesús
(1893–1897, his death)Children Andres de Jesús Bonifacio, Jr. (born on early 1896, died in infancy)SignatureAndrés Bonifacio (November 30, 1863 – May 10, 1897) was a Filipino revolutionary leader and the president of the Tagalog Republic. He is often called "The Father of the Philippine Revolution"
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Backlight
A backlight is a form of illumination used in liquid crystal displays (LCDs). As LCDs do not produce light by themselves (unlike, for example cathode ray tube (CRT) displays), they need illumination (ambient light or a special light source) to produce a visible image. Backlights illuminate the LCD from the side or back of the display panel, unlike frontlights, which are placed in front of the LCD. Backlights are used in small displays to increase readability in low light conditions such as in wristwatches,[1] and are used in smart phones, computer displays and LCD televisions to produce light in a manner similar to a CRT display. A review of some early backlighting schemes for LCDs is given in a report Engineering and Technology History by Peter J. Wild.[2] Simple types of LCDs such as in pocket calculators are built without an internal light source, requiring external light sources to convey the display image to the user
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Sketch (drawing)
A sketch (ultimately from Greek σχέδιος – schedios, "done extempore"[1][2][3]) is a rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not usually intended as a finished work.[4] A sketch may serve a number of purposes: it might record something that the artist sees, it might record or develop an idea for later use or it might be used as a quick way of graphically demonstrating an image, idea or principle. Sketches can be made in any drawing medium. The term is most often applied to graphic work executed in a dry medium such as silverpoint, graphite, pencil, charcoal or pastel. But it may also apply to drawings executed in pen and ink, ballpoint pen, water colour and oil paint. The latter two are generally referred to as "water colour sketches" and "oil sketches"
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Luneta Park
Rizal Park
Rizal Park
(Filipino: Liwasang Rizal), also known as Luneta Park or simply Luneta, is a historical urban park in the Philippines. Located along Roxas Boulevard, Manila, adjacent to the old walled city of Intramuros, it is one of the largest urban parks in Asia. It has been a favorite leisure spot, and is frequented on Sundays and national holidays. Rizal Park
Rizal Park
is one of the major tourist attractions of Manila. Situated by the Manila
Manila
Bay, it is an important site in Philippine history. The execution of national hero José Rizal
José Rizal
on December 30, 1896 fanned the flames of the 1896 Philippine Revolution
Philippine Revolution
against the Kingdom of Spain. The area was officially renamed Rizal Park
Rizal Park
in his honor, and the monument enshrining his remains serves as the park's symbolic focal point
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Japanese Occupation Of The Philippines
 United States Commonwealth of the Philippines HukbalahapUnaffiliated Moro Muslim insurgents Japan Second Philippine RepublicCommanders and leaders GA Douglas MacArthur (26 July 1941 – 30 June 1946) Pres. Manuel L. Quezon
Manuel L. Quezon
† (15 Nov. 1935 – 1 Aug. 1944) Pres. Sergio Osmeña (1 Aug. 1944 – 28 May 1946) Maj Gen. Basilio J. Valdez (1 Jan. 1939 – 7 Nov. 1945) Chairman Luis TarucMoro leaders Datu
Datu
Gumbay Piang Salipada Pendatun Sultan of Sulu Jainal Abirin Sultan of Ramain Alonto Datu
Datu
Pino Datu
Datu
Busran Kalaw Amer Manalao Mindalano Sultan Mohamad Ali Dimaporo Datu
Datu
Lacub Datu
Datu
Dimalaung Lt Gen. Masaharu Homma (3 Jan. 1942 – 8 June 1942) Gen. Shizuichi Tanaka (8 June 1942 – 28 May 1943) Gen. Shigenori Kuroda (28 May 1943 – 26 Sept. 1944) Gen
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Antonio Pigafetta
Antonio Pigafetta
Antonio Pigafetta
(Italian: [anˈtɔnjo piɡaˈfetta]; c. 1491 – c. 1531) was an Italian scholar and explorer from the Republic of Venice. He traveled with the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew by order of the King Charles I of Spain
Charles I of Spain
on their voyage around the world. During the expedition, he served as Magellan's assistant and kept an accurate journal which later assisted him in translating the Cebuano language. It is the first recorded document concerning the language. Pigafetta was one of the 18 men who returned to Spain
Spain
in 1522, out of the approximately 240 who set out three years earlier. The voyage completed the first circumnavigation of the world; Juan Sebastián Elcano had served as captain after Magellan's death during the voyage in 1521 in the Philippines
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President Of The Philippines
The President of the Philippines
Philippines
(Filipino: Pangulo ng Pilipinas, informally referred to as Presidente ng Pilipinas) or in (Spanish: Presidente de Filipinas) is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The President leads the executive branch of the Philippine government
Philippine government
and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The President is directly elected by the people, and is one of only two nationally elected executive officials, the other being the Vice President of the Philippines. However, four vice presidents have assumed the presidency without having been elected to the office, by virtue of a president's intra-term death or resignation.[note 1] Filipinos
Filipinos
refer to their President as Pangulo or Presidente. The President serves a single, fixed, six-year term without possibility of re-election
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Emilio Aguinaldo
Philippine Revolution  • Kawit revolt  • Battle of Imus  • Battle of Talisay  • Battle of Binakayan  • Battle of Pateros  • Battle of Zapote Bridge  • Battle of Silang  • Battle of Perez Dasmariñas  • Battle of Naic  • Retreat to Montalban  • Battle of Aliaga  • Battle of Alapan Spanish–American War  • Battle of Manila
Manila
(1898) Philippine-American war  • Battle of
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Mariano Garchitorena
Mariano Garchitorena y Chereau (February 12, 1898 - October 1, 1961) was a Filipino politician of Spanish-French descent. Garchitorena was the son of Don Andres Garchitorena and a French lady, Margarite Chereau. He was married to Dona Brigida Manly Villanueva . He was the cousin of guerrilla Major Don Tomas T. Garchitorena and the brother of the actor Salvador A. Garchitorena, grandfather of Anjo Yllana, Jomari Yllana, and Jaime Garchitorena. He was also the uncle of Justice Francis E. Garchitorena, of the actor Andres Centenera and off T.V. Radio star in the 1960s, Andres Garchitorena brother of stellita of Hanawan
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Jorge B. Vargas
Jorge Bartolome Vargas[2] (August 24, 1890 – February 22, 1980) was a lawyer, diplomat and youth advocate born in Bago, Negros Occidental, Philippines. He graduated valedictorian from Negros Occidental
Negros Occidental
High School in 1909 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1911 and a Bachelor of Law
Bachelor of Law
degree with honors in 1914, both from the University of the Philippines. He was a founding member of the Philippine Amateur Athletic Federation (now the Philippine Olympic Committee) in 1911 and served in its Executive Committee in 1918.[3] He served as its second Chairman from 1935 to 1955
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Pampanga
Pampanga
Pampanga
(Kapampangan: Lalawigan ning Pampanga; Filipino: Lalawigan ng Pampanga) is a province in the Central Luzon
Central Luzon
region of the Philippines. Lying on the northern shore of Manila
Manila
Bay, Pampanga
Pampanga
is bordered by Tarlac
Tarlac
to the north, Nueva Ecija
Nueva Ecija
to the northeast, Bulacan to the east, the Manila Bay
Manila Bay
to the central-south, Bataan
Bataan
to the southwest and Zambales
Zambales
to the west. Its capital is the City of San Fernando
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Senate Of The United States
Majority (50)     Republican (50)Minority (49)     Democratic (47)      Independents (2) caucusing with the DemocratsVacant (1)     Vacant (1)Length of term6 yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 states.Last electionNovember 8, 2016 (34 seats)Next electionNovember 6, 2018 (33 seats)Meeting placeSenate chamber United States
Unite

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