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Guess the name of some popular people from the Philippines
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Last updated: August 13, 2014
First submittedNovember 28, 2013
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Considered by many to be the greatest shooter the country has ever produced, thus, earning the moniker the "Triggerman".
Allan Caidic
B
His screen name was a reference to his long chin
Babalu
C
the first non-American to win the Pulitzer Prize in Correspondence in 1942
Carlos P. Romulo
D
widely regarded as the country's King of Comedy
Dolphy
E
Former President Joseph Estrada's defense panel during the impeachment trial.
Estelito Mendoza
F
was the founder and first Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo
Felix Manalo
G
the first Asian inducted into the New York-based International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1993
Gabriel Elorde
H
in 2010, he was elected as the first bachelor Mayor of Quezon City
Herbert Bautista
I
television's "queen of showbiz talk shows" and "queen of intrigues".
Inday Badiday
J
considered the greatest national hero
Jose Rizal
K
Miss Earth 2008
Karla Henry
L
responsible for the death of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan
Lapu-Lapu
M
the first and only eight-division boxing world champion
Manny Pacquiao
 
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a national artist for literature and considered one of the most important Filipino writers in English
Nick Joaquin
O
he took a silver medal in 1996 Atlanta Olympics, the only medal of the country on that game.
Onyok Velasco
P
he joined a bodabil troupe called "Travel Stage Show" which performed in various theaters in Japanese-occupied Manila, he is a son of Etang Discher
Panchito
Q
He served as Philippine Solicitor General in 1917 and 1918, as Attorney-General from 1918 to 1920, and as Secretary of Justice from 1920 to 1921
Quintin Paredes
R
Miss Universe 1975 4th Runner-up
Rose Marie Singson Brosas
S
Vice-President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino
Salvador Laurel
T
appeared in a regular issue of German Playboy and a special American edition entitled "Women of the World".
Tetchie Agbayani
U
mother of actress Zeny Zabala
Ursula Ortiz
V
Miss Photogenic in Miss Universe 1971
Vida Doria
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achieved the GM title at the age of 14 years, 1 month and 28 days, making him the 8th youngest chess grandmaster in history
Wesley So
X
he landed his first major lead role in My Binondo Girl
Xian Lim
Y
His most popular song was "Butse Kik"
Yoyoy Villame
Z
a brother to Kier and Brandon, his father is Lito.
Zoren Legaspi
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