On this day, August 19

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Manuel L. Quezon

On this day, August 19, 2019, is the 141st birth anniversary of the “Ama ng Wikang Pambansa,” Manuel L. Quezon.

He was a Filipino statesman, soldier, and politician who served as president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944.

August 19 is Quezon Day.

Manuel L. Quezon said,

I have an abiding faith in the people. I know that they have all the faculties needed to become a powerful and enlightened nation.

The Filipino is not inferior to any man of any race.

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