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Carlos P. Garcia

1896 - 1971

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Carlos Polestico Garcia (Tagalog: [ˈkaɾlɔs pɔlɛsˈtɪkɔ gaɾˈsɪa]; November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971), often referred to by his initials CPG, was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist, guerrilla and Commonwealth military leader who was the eighth President of the Philippines. A lawyer by profession, Garcia entered politics when he became representative of Bohol’s 3rd district in the House of Representatives. He then served as a senator from 1945 to 1953. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlos P. Garcia has received more than 1,220,676 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Carlos P. Garcia is the 13,319th most popular politician (down from 10,711th in 2019), the 33rd most popular biography from Philippines (down from 28th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Filipino Politician.

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Among politicians, Carlos P. Garcia ranks 13,319 out of 15,577Before him are Kelemen Mikes, Abdurrahim El-Keib, Miguel Barragán, Mahmoud Jibril, Jean Asselborn, and Constantine. After him are Émile Derlin Zinsou, Leonel Brizola, Isaías Medina Angarita, José Bové, Hywel Dda, and José Fernando de Abascal y Sousa.

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Among people born in 1896, Carlos P. Garcia ranks 174Before him are Fritz Julius Kuhn, Frank Loomis, Friedrich Waismann, Brock Chisholm, Gerhard Fieseler, and Lado Gudiashvili. After him are Edvin Wide, Alberto Vargas, Anton Walbrook, Louis Bromfield, Mordecai Ardon, and Sofya Yanovskaya. Among people deceased in 1971, Carlos P. Garcia ranks 142Before him are Heinz Hopf, Étienne Gailly, Armando Picchi, Frank Loomis, Brock Chisholm, and Billy Gilbert. After him are Jacques Ochs, Jean Vilar, Juhan Smuul, Nikola Kotkov, Gunnar Sköld, and Jo Cals.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Carlos P. Garcia ranks 33 out of 126Before him are Sergio Osmeña (1878), Juan Luna (1857), Francisco Balagtas (1788), Diosdado Macapagal (1910), Antonio Luna (1866), and Luis Eduardo Aute (1943). After him are Gabriela Silang (1731), Lorenzo Ruiz (1600), Macario Sakay (1878), Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero (1832), José Burgos (1837), and Leopoldo Serantes (1962).

Among POLITICIANS In Philippines

Among politicians born in Philippines, Carlos P. Garcia ranks 20Before him are Benigno Aquino III (1960), Ramon Magsaysay (1907), Fidel Ramos (1928), Joseph Estrada (1937), Sergio Osmeña (1878), and Diosdado Macapagal (1910). After him are Macario Sakay (1878), Marcelo Azcárraga Palmero (1832), Leopoldo Serantes (1962), Pedro Paterno (1857), Jose Maria Sison (1939), and Pedro Calungsod (1654).