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List of the most popular authors from Philippines, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Filipino authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Filipino writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

Authors on this list include Rufus Bautista Rodriguez and Rahadyan Sastrowardoyo.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Philippines?" and "Who are the best Filipino authors?"

For further information on these historic Filipino authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Filipino authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.

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Nick Joaquín is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Nick Joaquín The Woman Who Had Two Navels, La Orosa, A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino

Super Terrifying Monsters And Urban Myths From The Philippines The Lamest Authors of All Time

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Fidel V. Ramos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Fidel V. Ramos Time for takeoff, A call to duty, Break not the peace

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Luis Eduardo Aute is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Carlos P. Romulo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Carlos P. Romulo I Walked With Heroes, Forty years, ASEAN at the threshold of the new millennium

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José Rizal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
José Rizal Noli Me Tángere, Makamisa, Antología

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Ferdinand Marcos is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos In search of alternatives, A dialogue with my people, Five years of the new society

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Diosdado Macapagal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Diosdado Macapagal Five-year integrated socio-economic program for the Philippines, Fullness of Freedom: Speeches and Statements of President Diosdado Macapagal, Speeches of President Diosdado Macapagal

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Ricky Lee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Ricky Lee Salome

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Rustica C. Carpio is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Rustica C. Carpio Dramatic poundal, The Shanghai Of My Past and other essays, Literature is life

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Corazon Aquino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Corazon Aquino Speeches of President Corazon C. Aquino

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Rufus Bautista Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Rufus Bautista Rodriguez Administrative law^! with notes and cases, The Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines and its implementing rules and regulations, The law on transportation

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Isabel Preysler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Danton Remoto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Danton Remoto X-factor: Tales outside the closet, Skin voices faces, Black silk pajamas

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Manuel Roxas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Manuel Roxas The problems of Philippine rehabilitation and trade relations

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Emilio Aguinaldo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Emilio Aguinaldo My memoirs, True version of the Philippine revolution, A second look at America

12 Brutal, Messed Up Facts About Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written

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Albert William Herre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Albert William Herre The foliaceous and fruticose lichens of the Santa Cruz peninsula, California

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Danny Sillada is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Fernando Amorsolo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Fernando Amorsolo Paintings of twelve Philippine women

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Lualhati Bautista is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Lualhati Bautista Bata^! Bata… Pa'no Ka Ginawa?, ‘GAPÔ, Dekada '70

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Jaime Licauco is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Jaime Licauco A practical guide to Philippine healers, True encounters with the unknown, The magicians of God

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Elpidio Quirino is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Elpidio Quirino Planning for the Commonwealth and the towns

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Ninotchka Rosca is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Ninotchka Rosca Twice Blessed, State of War, Bitter country

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Rahadyan Sastrowardoyo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Francisco Balagtas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Francisco Balagtas Florante at Laura, Auredato at Astrome, Clara Belmore

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Blas Ople is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Blas Ople Global but parochial

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Richard F. Heck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Richard F. Heck Palladium reagents in organic syntheses

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Miguel Syjuco is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Miguel Syjuco Ilustrado: A Novel

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Norberto Romuáldez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Norberto Romuáldez Filipino musical instruments and airs of long ago

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Peter Solis Nery is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Peter Solis Nery First few notes of a green symphony, Moon river^! butterflies^! and me, I flew a kite for Pepe

The Best Soccer Players from Philippines The Best Reasons Not to Have Kids

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Maria Ressa is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Maria Ressa Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account of Al-Qaeda's Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia

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José Corazón de Jesús is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Rene Villanueva is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Jose F. Lacaba is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Louie Mar Gangcuangco is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Louie Mar Gangcuangco Orosa-Nakpil^! Malate

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Simeon Dumdum, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Simeon Dumdum, Jr. Third world opera, The gift of sleep, Love In The Time Of The Camera

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Manuel Ocampo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Manuel Ocampo Manuel Ocampo, Virgin destroyer

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Jourdan Sebastian is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Genoveva Matute is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Santiago B. Villafania is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Jeannette Thomson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Jeannette Thomson Join Me in My Journey, Bumped Off in Baltmore

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Louie Jon Agustin Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Lourd de Veyra is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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John Iremil Teodoro is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Edgar Calabia Samar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Loreto Paras-Sulit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Leo Udtohan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines

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Philip Ella Juico is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines
Philip Ella Juico Sports and governance

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Roy V. Aragon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Philippines