Ponciano Rosal

3 August 1945–26 November 2009 (Age 64)
Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines

The Life of Ponciano

When Ponciano Rosal was born on 3 August 1945, in Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines, his father, Eulogeo Rosal, was 33 and his mother, Prudencia Dairo, was 23. He died on 26 November 2009, in his hometown, at the age of 64.

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Eulogeo Rosal
Prudencia Dairo
Virginia Rosal
Ponciano Rosal
Rodrigo Rosal

Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 1

The islands are granted full independence and renamed the Republic of the Philippines.

Age 6

Peace treaty signed with Japan. The Philippines eventually receive $800m in reparations payments.

Age 27

Marcos declares martial law. The parliament is suspended, opposition politicians are arrested, censorship is imposed.

Name Meaning

Galician, Spanish, and Portuguese: habitational name from any of the places named Rosal or El Rosal, for example in Pontevedra and Huelva provinces, from a collective of rosa ‘rose’, thus ‘rose garden’.

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

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