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'''Pedro Serrano Lawtaw''' (1853-1928) was a 19th-century reformist, Mason, and renowned lexicographer and educator. He is also known as the only Filipino tutor in the service of a Spanish king.
'''Juan Luna y Novicio''' was one of the great heroes of the [[Philippine Revolution]] and one of the first internationally-recognized Philippine painters. A native of [[Badoc, Ilocos Norte]], Juan Luna was the third among the seven children of Joaquin Luna de San Pedro y Posada and Laureana Novicio y Ancheta. Both parents were from families that were well-off, thus each brought to the family a modest fortune.  
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He was born on 24 October 1853 in [[Kupang, Bulacan]]. His father was the lexicographer [[Rosalio Serrana]], and his mother was Juana Laktaw, who from early on fostered a love of language and literature on their sixth child. He obtained his degree of "maestro elemental" at the [[Escuela Normal Superior de Maestros]] in Manila and began his teaching career  in 1877 in [[San Luis, Pampanga]]. It was in Pampanga that he studied the local literature and folk traditions. His study entitled "Folklore Pampango" was included by [[Isabelo de los Reyes]]  in the landmark book "El Folk-lore Filipino" and exhibited at the [[Exposicion Filipina]] held in Madrid in 1887.
  
<div style="float: right; margin-top: -1.5em; text-align: 85%;"><small>'''[[Nonoy Marcelo|Previous Pinoy of the Day: Nonoy Marcelo]]'''</small></div>
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<div style="float: right; margin-top: -1.5em; text-align: 85%;"><small>'''[[Juan Luna|Previous Pinoy of the Day: Juan Luna]]'''</small></div>

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Pedro Serrano Lawtaw (1853-1928) was a 19th-century reformist, Mason, and renowned lexicographer and educator. He is also known as the only Filipino tutor in the service of a Spanish king.

He was born on 24 October 1853 in Kupang, Bulacan. His father was the lexicographer Rosalio Serrana, and his mother was Juana Laktaw, who from early on fostered a love of language and literature on their sixth child. He obtained his degree of "maestro elemental" at the Escuela Normal Superior de Maestros in Manila and began his teaching career in 1877 in San Luis, Pampanga. It was in Pampanga that he studied the local literature and folk traditions. His study entitled "Folklore Pampango" was included by Isabelo de los Reyes in the landmark book "El Folk-lore Filipino" and exhibited at the Exposicion Filipina held in Madrid in 1887.