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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Silliman University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Silliman University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Silliman University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Silliman University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Silliman University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Silliman University.

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Junix Inocian and Carlos P. Garcia.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Silliman University?” and “Which celebrities are Silliman University alumni?”

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Carlos P. Garcia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Poet, Politician, Orator Carlos Polístico García, commonly known as Carlos P. García, was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist, organized guerrilla and ...more

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Cornelio Villareal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Cornelio Villareal Politician Cornelio T. Villareal was a Filipino politician who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines from 1962 to 1967, and again from 1971 to 1972. Popularly known as Kune, ...more

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Robert Barbers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Politician, Police officer, Lawyer Robert Zabala Barbers was a police officer, Secretary of Interior and Local Government and Senator of the Philippines.

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Ian Casocot is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Ian Casocot Writer Ian Rosales Casocot is a creative writer and journalist from Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines. He is known for his prizewinning short stories Old Movies, The Hero of the Snore Tango, ...more

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Dan Lim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Dan Lim Politician, Lawyer Dan Neri Lim is the former Mayor of Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines, from 2004 up to 2013.

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Roseller Lim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Roseller Lim Roseller Tarroza Lim was a Filipino politician who served as a member of the Senate and House of Representatives from 1949 to 1963. He also served as Court of Appeals Justice from his ...more

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César Ruiz Aquino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Poet, Writer César Ruiz Aquino is a Filipino poet and fictionist. He was born and raised in Zamboanga City, Philippines. He was educated at the Ateneo de Manila University, University of the ...more

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Erlinda K. Alburo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Erlinda K. Alburo Writer Erlinda Kintanar Alburo is a prolific contemporary Cebuano language scholar and promoter of the language. She is the Director of the Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos, ...more

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Leoncio P. Deriada is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Leoncio P. Deriada Writer Leoncio P. Deriada was born in Iloilo but spent most of his life in Davao. He went to school at the Davao City High School and graduated in 1955. He earned his BA English degree at the Ateneo de ...more

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Junix Inocian is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Actor Junix Inocian is a Filipino stage, television and film actor who has starred in various plays such as Miss Saigon, Fiddler on the Roof, the film version of the Swedish crime novel Tatuerad Torso ...more

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Lorenzo Teves is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Lorenzo Teves Politician Lorenzo Guivelondo Teves was a Philippine politician who served in various positions in the Philippine Government. Teves hailed from the Province of Negros Oriental, where he took his college ...more

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Emilio Macias is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Emilio Macias Emilio C. Macias II was a Filipino politician who held various positions in the Philippine Government, particularly in the Province of Negros Oriental.

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Roel Degamo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Roel Degamo Roel Degamo is a Filipino politician currently serving as Governor of the Province of Negros Oriental. Born in Bonawon, Municipality of Siaton in the same province, He graduated high school from ...more

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Leonor Briones is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Leonor Briones Leonor Magtolis Briones is a Professor Emeritus of Public Administration at the National College of Public Administration & Governance of the University of the Philippines Diliman. She was a ...more

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Claire Delfin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Claire Delfin Journalist MelClaire Sy-Delfin, or better known as Claire Delfin, is a Filipino broadcast journalist from GMA Network, a popular TV network in the Philippines. Delfin serves as correspondent of GMA-7's 24 ...more

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Merlie M. Alunan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Silliman University Alumni
Merlie M. Alunan Merlie M. Alunan is a Filipina poet.