Did You Know: Miguel Lopez de Legazpi | Inquirer News

Did You Know: Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

05:46 AM August 20, 2015

Today, Aug. 20, is the 443rd death anniversary of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, the first governor-general of the Philippines. In 1571, a year before his death, he established the City of Manila. His remains were interred at the San Agustin Church in Intramuros.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research


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