Famous People from Cavite

Cavite is known as the Historical Capital of the Philippines and the birthplace of Philippine Independence.

This province is also the home of some famous people here in our country now and then.

Here are some notable persons from Cavite:

Emilio Aguinaldo – First President of the Philippines

Mariano Trias – First Vice President, general, provincial governor

Paulo C. Campos – 1988 National Scientist in medical science

Hilario Lara – 1985 National Scientist in public health

Jose R. Velasco – 1998 National Scientist in biology (plant nutrition)

Lourdes J. Cruz – 2006 National Scientist

Candido Tirona – first revolutionary capitan general in the Philippines

Felipe Calderon – known as the “Father of the Malolos Constitution”

Gregoria Montoya – Considered as the JOan of Arc of the Philippine Revolution

Julian Felipe – the composer of the music of the Filipino national anthem, now known as Lupang Hinirang

Mariano Alvarez – one of the famous generals of the Philippine Revolution

Marian Rivera – Movie and television actress

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