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

List of famous alumni from University of Santo Tomas, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Santo Tomas include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Santo Tomas alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Santo Tomas 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 University of Santo Tomas.

Items on this list include Angel Locsin and Toni Gonzaga.

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

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John Lapus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
John Lapus Comedian, Researcher, Actor Jonathan Anthony Solis Lapus is a Filipino actor, host and comedian.

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Cesar Climaco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Cesar Climaco Politician, Lawyer Cesar Cortez Climaco was a Filipino politician who served as mayor of Zamboanga City for 11 years and three nonconsecutive terms. A prominent critic of the martial law regime of Ferdinand ...more

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Manuel Quezon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Manuel Quezon Politician, Soldier, Lawyer Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina served as president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944. He was the first Filipino to head a government of the Philippines, and is considered to ...more

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Fernando Lopez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Fernando Lopez Politician Fernando Hofileña López, Sr. was a Filipino statesman. A member of the influential López Family of Iloilo, Fernando López served as Vice President of the Philippines ...more

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Emilio Aguinaldo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Emilio Aguinaldo Politician, Soldier, Rebel Emilio Famy Aguinaldo QSC PLH is officially recognized as the First President of the Philippines and led Philippine forces first against Spain in the latter part of the Philippine Revolution, ...more

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Piolo Pascual is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Piolo Pascual Record producer, Musician, Film Producer Piolo José Pascual is a Filipino film and television actor, musician, model, and producer.

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Angel Locsin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Angel Locsin Film Producer, Model, Actor Angel Locsin is a Filipina television and film actress, commercial model, film producer and fashion designer. She came to prominence for her television roles as Alwina in the 2004 fantasy-themed ...more

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Marcelo H. del Pilar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Marcelo H. del Pilar Politician, Journalist, Musician Marcelo Hilario del Pilar y Gatmaitán, better known by his pen name Plaridel, was a Filipino writer, lawyer, and journalist. He was the second and last editor of the La Solidaridad, the ...more

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José Wendell Capili is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
José Wendell Capili Poet, Author, Writer José Wendell Capili is a writer and academic from the Philippines. He earned degrees from the University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines Diliman, University of Tokyo, ...more

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Benigno Aquino, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Benigno Aquino, Sr. Politician, Farmer, Lawyer Benigno Simeon "Igno" Aquino, Sr, also known as Benigno S. Aquino or Benigno S. Aquino, Sr., was a Filipino politician who served as Speaker of the National Assembly of the Second ...more

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Carla Humphries is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Carla Humphries Model, Actor Carla Humphries is a commercial model and actress in the Philippines. In her acting roles, she is sometimes credited as Carla Humphries Loren or Carla Loren. She has a Filipina mother and an ...more

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José Rizal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
José Rizal Poet, Novelist, Physician José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, novelist, poet, ophthalmologist, journalist, and revolutionary. He is widely considered one of the greatest ...more

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Loi Estrada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Loi Estrada Politician, Physician Luisa Pimentel-Ejército, is a former Filipino politician. She is the wife of former Philippine President Joseph Estrada, and was the twelfth First Spouse of the Philippines from 1998 to ...more

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Alfredo Benipayo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Alfredo Benipayo Judge, Solicitor, Lawyer Alfredo Logronio Benipayo is the former Dean of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law, the oldest law school in the Philippines. He is a former magistrate and a respected law ...more

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José Burgos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
José Burgos Priesthood José Apolonio Burgos y García was a Filipino mestizo secular priest, accused of mutiny by the Spanish colonial authorities in the Philippines in the 19th century. He was placed in ...more

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Jose Tomas Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Jose Tomas Sanchez Cardinal Jose Tomas Sanchez was a Filipino cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who held several posts in the Roman Curia, the highest of which was Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy from ...more

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Tony DeZuniga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Tony DeZuniga Comic book creator, Artist, Comics artist Tony DeZuniga was a Filipino comics artist and illustrator best known for his works for DC Comics. He co-created the fictional characters Jonah Hex and Black Orchid. DeZuniga was the first ...more

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Arnold Zamora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Arnold Zamora Conductor, Songwriter, Musician

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Leandro Locsin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Leandro Locsin Architect, Artist Leandro Valencia Locsin was a Filipino architect, artist, and interior designer known for his use of concrete, floating volume and simplistic design in his various projects. An avid collector, ...more

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Carlos A. Santos-Viola is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Carlos A. Santos-Viola Architect Carlos Antonio Santos-Viola was an architect in the Philippines. He is best known for designing and building churches for the Iglesia ni Cristo religious group. Carlos was born Carlos ...more

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Andres Narvasa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Andres Narvasa Judge, Lawyer Andres dela Rosa Narvasa was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from December 1, 1991 to November 30, 1998. He served as Chairman of the Preparatory Commission for ...more

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Jacinto Zamora is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Jacinto Zamora Priesthood Jacinto Zamora y del Rosario was a Filipino secular priest, part of the Gomburza trio who were falsely accused of mutiny by the Spanish colonial authorities in the Philippines in the 19th ...more

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Diosdado Macapagal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Diosdado Macapagal Politician, Professor, Economist Diosdado Pangan Macapagal was the ninth President of the Philippines, serving from 1961 to 1965, and the sixth Vice-President, serving from 1957 to 1961. He also served as a member of the House ...more

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Gregorio Aglipay is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Gregorio Aglipay Politician, Bishop, Lawyer Gregorio Aglipay Cruz y Labayan was a former Catholic priest who became the first head of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, an independent Catholic Church in the form of a national church in ...more

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Ambrosio Padilla is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Ambrosio Padilla Politician, Civil servant Ambrosio Bibby Padilla was a former Filipino basketball player and former elected member of the Senate of the Philippines. He was one of the most important figures in Asian basketball

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Brillante Mendoza is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Brillante Mendoza Production Designer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Brillante Mendoza is a Filipino film director. He was born and raised in San Fernando, Pampanga. He took Advertising Arts of the then College of Architecture and Fine Arts at the University of ...more

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Mariano Gómez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Mariano Gómez Priesthood Mariano Gómez y Guard was a Filipino secular priest, part of the Gomburza trio who were falsely accused of mutiny by the Spanish colonial authorities in the Philippines in the 19th ...more

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Sergio Osmeña is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Sergio Osmeña Politician, Soldier, Lawyer Sergio Osmeña, PLH, better known as Sergio Osmeña, Sr. was a Filipino politician who served as the fourth President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946. He was Vice President ...more

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Claro M. Recto is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Claro M. Recto Politician, Writer, Lawyer Claro Mayo Recto, Jr. was a Filipino politician, jurist, poet and one of the foremost statesmen of his generation. He is remembered for his nationalism, for "the impact of his patriotic ...more

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Mariano Trías is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Mariano Trías Politician Mariano Trías y Closas is considered to be the first de facto Philippine Vice President of that revolutionary government established at the Tejeros Convention - an assembly of Philippine ...more

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Apolinario Mabini is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Apolinario Mabini Politician, Lawyer Apolinario Mabini y Maranan was a Filipino revolutionary leader, educator, lawyer, and statesman who served as the first Prime Minister of the Philippines, serving first under the Revolutionary ...more

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Arnold Clavio is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Arnold Clavio Journalist, Radio personality, Presenter Arnold Clavio is a Filipino radio and television newscaster, journalist, and a TV host in the Philippines. He currently co-anchors GMA Network's late-night newscast, Saksi with Pia Arcangel and ...more

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Renato Corona is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Renato Corona Judge, Lawyer Renato Tirso Antonio Coronado Corona was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He served as an Associate Justice after being appointed by President Gloria ...more

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Rosalinda Asuncion Vicente is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Rosalinda Asuncion Vicente Judge, Lawyer Rosalinda Asuncion Vicente is an Associate Justice of the Philippine Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals is the second highest judicial court in the Philippines, next only to the Philippine ...more

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Iza Calzado is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Iza Calzado Television Show Host, Model, Actor Maria Izadora Ussher Calzado is a Filipina actress, TV host and model, who previously worked as one of GMA-7's homegrown contract artists. After ten years, Iza signed an exclusive contract with ...more

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Jao Mapa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Jao Mapa Painter, Model, Actor Jose Vicente P. Mapa III, who is better known by his screen name Jao Mapa, is a popular actor in the Philippines. He is also an accomplished painter known by the name Jao Mapa.

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Epifanio de los Santos is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Epifanio de los Santos Politician, Lawyer Epifanio de los Santos y Cristóbal, sometimes known as Don Pañong or Don Panyong was a noted Filipino historian, literary critic, art critic, jurist, prosecutor, antiquarian, ...more

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Pío Valenzuela is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Pío Valenzuela Physician Pío Valenzuela y Alejandrino was a Filipino physician and patriot who was among the leaders of the Katipunan that started the Philippine Revolution against Spain. Valenzuela City in ...more

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F. Sionil José is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
F. Sionil José Writer Francisco Sionil José is one of the most widely read Filipino writers in the English language. His novels and short stories depict the social underpinnings of class struggles and ...more

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Emilio Jacinto is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Emilio Jacinto Emilio Jacinto y Dizon, was a Filipino General during the Philippine Revolution. He was one of the highest ranking officers in the Philippine Revolution and was one of the highest ranking ...more

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José P. Laurel is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
José P. Laurel Politician, Lawyer José Paciano Laurel y García, PLH was the president of the Second Philippine Republic, a Japanese puppet state when occupied during World War II, from 1943 to 1945. Since the ...more

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Gregorio Perfecto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Gregorio Perfecto Politician, Journalist, Lawyer Gregorio Perfecto was a Filipino journalist, politician and jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1945 to 1949. A controversial figure who was ...more

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Arturo Tolentino is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Arturo Tolentino Lawyer Arturo Modesto Tolentino was a prominent political figure in the Philippines who briefly held the position of vice president in 1986, and subsequently led an abortive coup d'etat later that ...more

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Vicki Belo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Vicki Belo Physician, Surgeon Victoria "Vicki" G. Belo is a Filipino dermatologist and television personality.

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Wilma Cruz-Tapalla is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Wilma Cruz-Tapalla Journalist

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Danny Sillada is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Danny Sillada Musician, Art critic, Writer Renowned contemporary artist, musician, and writer whose works often reflect Philippine ethnic culture as well as broader universal themes.

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Miriam Quiambao is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Miriam Quiambao Journalist, Actor Miriam Redito Quiambao is a Filipina television personality, occasional actress and a former beauty queen.

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Pedro Abad Santos is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Pedro Abad Santos Politician, Lawyer Pedro Abad Santos y Basco was a Filipino politician. He founded the Partido Sosyalista ng Pilipinas or Philippine Socialist Party in 1929. He ran for several local elections but never won. Luis ...more

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Arsenio Lacson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Arsenio Lacson Politician, Journalist, Lawyer Arsenio H. Lacson was a Filipino journalist and politician who gained widespread attention as Mayor of Manila from 1952 to 1962. An active executive likened by Time and The New York Times to New ...more

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Ang Kiukok is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Santo Tomas Alumni
Ang Kiukok Ang Kiukok; born Ang Hwa Shing; was a leading Filipino painter and a National Artist for Visual Arts.