Anastacio Dela Cruz Africano

1842–1990
Philippines

The Life of Anastacio Dela Cruz

Anastacio Dela Cruz Africano was born about 1842, in Philippines as the son of Pedro Africano. He died before 1990, at the age of 147.

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  • Pedro Africano

    Male1816–1914Male

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World Events (3)

1898

Age 56

The U.S. navy destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay. Spain cedes the Philippines to the U.S. under the Treaty of Paris in December, Philippines rebel leader Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines independent on June 12, which will be recognized in the future as the Philippines' Independence Day.
1902

Age 60

"Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."
1935

Age 93

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

Name Meaning

Italian: ethnic name for someone from Africa, from a reduced form of africano ‘African’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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