Cesar Adib Majul

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Cesar Adib Majul (born in Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines, on October 21, 1923) was educated at the University of the Philippines and Cornell University. From 1961 until 1966, he was Dean of the University College, University of the Philippines, and from 1969 until 1971, he was Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines. He received the Republic Heritage Award for "the most outstanding contribution to historical writing" during the period from May 1, 1960 to April 30, 1961, as well as the First Prize in the Biography Contest on the life of Apolinario Mabini in 1964. From the University of the Philippines, he received the Distinguished Scholar Award in 1968.

Majul's father was an Orthodox Christian from Syria, while his mother was Ibanag. He converted to Islam in his adulthood. He died of cancer on Saturday, October 11, 2003 in his home in San Pablo, California.

Selected Works[edit]

  • Muslims in the Philippines, University of the Philippines Press (1973, 1999) ISBN 971-542-188-1
  • The Political and Constitutional Ideas of the Philippine Revolution, University of the Philippines Press (1957, 1999) ISBN 971-542-115-6
  • Apolinario Mabini: Revolutionary, National Historical Commission (1964)
  • Mabini and the Philippine Revolution, University of the Philippines Press (1960)