Leon Ma. Guerrero
(1915 - 1982)
LMG was one of the foremost nationalists of his era. He rose to Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs during the Magsaysay Administration. His acclaimed translations of Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo were published in 1961 by Longmans in London. He also completed the award winning biography of Rizal 'The First Filipino', done during his time as the Philippine Ambassador to the United Kingdom.