University of Santo Tomas

University of Santo Tomas (HM1DQH)

Location: Manila, NCR 46540 Elkhart County
Country: Philippines

N 14° 36.564', E 120° 59.392'

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[a.k.a: "U.S.T."; or "Catholic University of the Philppines"]

— Archbishop Miguel de Benavides, O. P. - Founder —

Tagalog text:
Unang itinatag sa Intramuros bilang Seminaryo ngColegio de Nuestra Se?ora del Santisimo Rosarioni Arsobispo Miguel de Benavides, O.P. 28 Abril 1611.Pinangalanang Colegio de Santo Tomas bilangpag-alaala kay Santo Tomas de Aquino, 1625. NagingUniversidad. 1645. Ginawaran ng titulong real niHaring Carlos III, 1785, Tagapangasiwa ng mgapaaralan sa Pilipinas, 1865. Isinara noongpangalawang bahagi ng rebolusyong Pilipinolaban sa Espanya at digmaang Filipino-Amerikano,1898-1899. Muling binuksan, 1899, Binigyan ngtitulong Pontifical University ni Papa Leo XIII,1902. Tumanggap ng mga mag-aaral na babae,1924. Inilipat sa Hacienda Sulucan sa Sampaloc:Pinasinayaan ang pangunahing gusali na dinesenyoni Padre Roque Ruano, O.P., 1927. Ginamit ng mgaHapon bilang piitan ng mga Amerikanong sibilyan atiba pang mga bihag na kaalyado ng Estados Unidos,1942-1945. Ginawaran ni Papa Pio XII ng titulongCatholic University of the Philippines, 1947. Kabilangsa mga nag-aral dito ang mga itinanghal na Santoat martir ng simbahan, at mga bayaning Pilipino tuladNina Jose Rizal, Emilio Jacinto, Marcelo H. Del Pilarat Apolinario Mabini; at mga naging Pangulo ngPilipinas na sina Manuel L. Quezon, Sergio Osme?a,Jose P. Laurel at Diosdado Macapagal, Ipinahayag naPambansang palatandaang pangkasaysayan, 24 Mayo2011 sa bisa ng NHCP Board Resolution No. 5, S. 2011.
O.P., Dominicans, Blackfriars


English translation:
Founded by Archbishop Miguel de Benavides, O.P. Originally conceived as a Seminary,and initially called Colegio de Nuestra Se?ora del Santisimo Rosario (Our Lady of the MostHoly Rosary) it was first erected in Intramuros, 28 April 1611.Later renamed Colegio de Santo Tomas in memory of St. Thomas Aquinas, 1625. Elevated to the rank of a university, 1645. Bestowed the title "The Royal University" by King Carlos III of Spain, 1785. Administrator of institutions of learningthroughout the country, 1865. Closed its doorsduring the second phase of the Philippine Revolutionagainst Spain and the Philippine-American War, 1898-1899. Re-opened, 1899. Given the title "Pontifical University" by Pope Leo XIII, 1902. Admitted its first female students, 1924. Relocated to Hacienda Sulucan in Sampaloc. The Main Building designed by Fr. Roque Rua?o, O.P. was inaugurated, 1927. Used by the Japanese Occupation forces as an internment camp for captured American civilians and Allied civilian POWs 1942-1945. Granted the title "Catholic University" by Pope Pius XII, 1947. Among those who attended this school later became saints and martyrs of the church, and also heroes like Jos? Rizal, Emilio Jacinto, Marcelo H. Del Pilar and Apolinario Mabini; it also produced Philippine presidents such as Manuel L. Quezon, Sergio Osme?a, Jos? P. Laurel and Diosdado Macapagal. Declared a National Historical Landmark, 24 May 2011, by virtue of NHCP Board Resolution No. 5, s. 2011.
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HM NumberHM1DQH
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Marker NumberNHCP No. 5
Year Placed2011
Placed ByNational Historical Commission of the Philippines
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 283469 N 1616082
Decimal Degrees14.60940000, 120.98986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 36.564', E 120° 59.392'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 36' 33.84" N, 120° 59' 23.52" E
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301 Doctor Jose Rizal Lane, Manila NCR 46540, PH
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