Curriculum Vitae


KEY INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES, CONFERENCES

Chairman, Philippine Delegation to the Afro-Asian    April 1955
Bandung Conference, Bandung, Indonesia

Chairman, First Southeast Asia              May 26 – May 30, 1950
Conference also known as the Baguio
Conference of 1950

President, United Nations                        March 23 – April 22, 1948
Conference on the Freedom of Information,
Geneva, Switzerland

Chairman, Philippine Delegation,    July 29 – August 1946
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
(or the London Conference on Devastated Areas),
London

Philippine Representative to the Far Eastern        February 1946
Commission (FEC) composed of eleven nations

Chairman, Philippine Delegation to the        1946
First Session of the United Nations General Assembly
Central Hall, Westminster, London

Chairman, Philippine Delegation        April 25 – June 26, 1945
United Nations on International Organization (UNCIO)
Conference, San Francisco


HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

At least one hundred fifteen awards and decorations and over sixty honorary degrees, including

Military Decorations

Philippine Legion of Honor        1994
with the Degree of Commander

Rizal Pro-Patria Award    1971
Philippines

Officer Class, Legion of Honor of the French Republic    1969

Quezon Service Cross    1951
Philippines

Legion of Merit, Degree of Commander        1949
United States

Purple Heart, United States Army    1942

Silver Star, United States Army    1942

Diplomatic Medals

University of the Philippines Centennial Award    2008

International Statesman of the Year    1981
United States

Order of Merit for National Foundation    1979
South Korea

Bintang Negara Republik Indonesia Adhipradana    1979
Indonesia

Greatest Son of Tarlac in the Last One Hundred Years    1974
Philippines

Pontifical Order of Pope St. Sylvester    1962
Rome

Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix    1950
Greece

Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic    1950
Spain

Medallion of Valor    ?
Israel

Benjamin Franklin Gold Medal for International    1948
Statemanship in 1947
New York

Civilian Awards

Gran Cruz de la Orden del Libertador San Martin        1983
Argentina

Gold Medal of Honor                1958
New York

World Peace Award                1956
New York

Silver Buffalo, Boy Scouts                1952
New York

World Brotherhood Award                1951
New York

Citation from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation        1946
for peace efforts
New Jersey

1942 Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Distinguished    1942
Correspondence

Republic of the Philippines Decorations

Bayani ng Bagong Republika            1984

National Artist for Literature            1982

Order of Magellan                1979

Raja (Grand Collar) of the Order of Sikatuna    1953

Congressional Medal of Honor        1950

Honorary Degrees

Tufts University, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)        1980
Massachusetts

Unibersidad de Madrid, Honoris Causa En Derecho    1966
Madrid

University of Karachi, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)        1965
Pakistan

Delhi University, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)        1964
India

Sophia University, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)        1963
Tokyo

Georgetown University, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)        1960
Washington, D.C.

College of William and Mary, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)    1955
Virginia

Harvard University, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)        1950
Massachusetts

University of the Philippines, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)    1949
Quezon City

University of Athens, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)    1948
Athens

Notre Dame University, Doctor of Laws (LL.D.)    1935
Indiana


BOOKS

Best-selling author of I Walked with Heroes (1961), I See the Philippines Rise (1946), I Saw the Fall of the Philippines (1942), My Brother Americans (1942), and eighteen other titles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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