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Carlos P. Romulo’s 125th Birth Anniversary

January 14, 2024


125 years ago, a trailblazer was born! 🌟 Born on January 14, 1899, Carlos P. Romulo went on to become the first Asian president of the UN General Assembly, a Pulitzer Prize winner in Correspondence, and a National Artist for Literature awardee. His 50-year-long career in public service left an indelible mark on our nation.

Join the National Library of the Philippines in celebrating the 125th birth anniversary of this remarkable figure! 📚🇵🇭 Dive into the brilliance of Romulo’s mind with some inspiring quotes from his selected works.

And there’s more! 📖 Explore the National Library’s Online Catalog at to discover a treasure trove of books authored by C. P. Romulo and delve into the stories of other notable figures in Philippine history. 🙌🏽✨

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