Sixto Alegre

1878–1978 (Age 100)
Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Philippines

The Life of Sixto

Sixto Alegre was born in 1878, in Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Philippines as the son of Marcelina Alegre. He married Isabel Elias Balolong on 23 April 1923, in Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Philippines. He died in 1978, in his hometown, at the age of 100.

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Sixto Alegre
Isabel Elias Balolong
Marriage: 23 April 1923

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  • Male1878–1978Male

  • Isabel Elias Balolong


23 April 1923
Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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World Events (5)


Age 20

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.

Age 24

"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."

Age 57

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

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from alegre ‘bright’, ‘merry’ (Latin alacer).

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

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