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Carlos Quirino on a 2010 stamp of the Philippines

Carlos Lozada Quirino (14 January 1910 – 20 May 1999) was a Philippine biographer and historian.


Carlos Quirino is a nephew of Philippine president Elpidio Quirino.He is a famous filipino. He is best known for his early biography of Jose Rizal. He also wrote several works the Philippine history and biographies of President Manuel Quezon and the painter Damian Domingo. In 1997 he was recognised as a National Artist of the Philippines for Historical Literature.[1]


  • Man of Destiny (1935)
  • The Great Malayan (1940)
  • Magsaysay and the Philippines (1958)
  • Philippine Cartography (1959)
  • Damian Domingo: First Eminent Filipino Painter (1961)
  • History of the Philippine Sugar Industry (1974)
  • Filipinos at War (1981)
  • Amang, the Life and Times of Eulogio Rodriguez, Sr. (1983)


  1. ^ "National Artist Carlos Quirino celebrates birth centennial". 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-27.