Trinidad Pardo de Tavera was a director of the Philippine Library and Museum  between 1923 and 1925.

TRINIDAD PARDO DE TAVERA     

Pardo de Tavera was a man of great learning and a versatile writer of his time. He wrote on many subjects, from medicine to palaeography, linguistics, numismatics, cartography, history, metrical romances, education, and social problems .

 

After his father died, in 1875 he went to live with his exiled uncle, Joaquin Pardo de Tavera Sr. in Paris. Here he particpated in discussions with many of Filipino illustrado such as Rizal, Luna Jaena and others.

 

Pardo de Tavera returned to Manila in 1892.  In 1900 he established the Federal Party and in 1901 he was appointed to the First Philippine Commision.

 

His sister Paz, was married to Juan Luna. She was shot by Juan Luna along with her mother duirng a domestic argument.

13 April 1857

to 26 March 1925

Family Links

Juan Luna - brother-in-law

Trinidad Pardo de Tavera - cousin

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surtax for restoration of war-damaged public libraries

#B1, 1 Apr 1949

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