Manila North Cemetery
Entrance of the Manila North Cemetery
|Location||Tondo , Manila|
|Owned by||Manila City Government|
|Find a Grave||Findagrave|
The Manila North Cemetery, or Cementerio del Norte, formerly known also as Paang Bundok, is one of the oldest, and at 54 hectares, the biggest of the cemeteries in Metro Manila. Bordering it are two other important cemeteries, the La Loma Cemetery and the Manila Chinese Cemetery. The cemetery is owned by the City of Manila and has initiated.
Numerous families live inside some of the mausoleums.
- María Agoncillo-Aguinaldo (1882–1963), wife of Emilio Aguinaldo. Her tomb once occupied the center of the Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución, but was exhumed and reburied at the Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit, Cavite.
- Melchora Aquino (1812–1919), also known as Tandang Sora and Mother of Katipunan. Buried at Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución.
- Arcadio Arellano, architect
- Juan Arevalo, patriot, son of Bonifacio Flores Arevalo, buried at Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución, Assembly Member (Declaration of Philippine Independence, Cavite-Viejo, Province of Cavite, 12 June 1898)
- Iggy Arroyo, former congressman of Negros Occidental
- Ladislao Bonus (1854–1908), also called "Father of the Philippine Opera."
- José Corazón de Jesús (1896–1932), poet known as Huseng Batute. Lyricist of the famed protest poem Bayan Ko
- Tomas Cloma, president of the Philippine Maritime Institute, now PMI Colleges. His mausoleum is shaped like a ship, titled SS Last Voyage.
- Doña Narcisa Buencamino vda. de Leon (Doña Sisang), Founder and matriarch of LVN Pictures, Inc. (The "L" of LVN)
- Marcelo H. del Pilar, Philippine author and propagandist. Formerly buried at the Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución under the name Plaridel, was later exhumed and reburied in his house in Marcelo H. del Pilar Shrine Bulacan, Bulacan.
- Pío del Pilar (1865–1931), Philippine revolution figure. Buried at the Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución
- Manuel Earnshaw (1862–1936), former resident commissioner to the US Congress
- Isauro Gabaldon (1875–1942), former senator and resident commissioner to the US Congress
- Licerio Geronimo, Revolutionary General
- Pedro Guevara (1879–1938), former senator and resident commissioner to the US Congress
- Francis Burton Harrison (1873–1957), former American governor-general
- Amado Hernandez, Philippine literary icon and labor leader (National Artist)
- Atang de la Rama-Hernandez, wife of Amado, kundiman singer, actress, and Philippine National Artist
- Félix Resurrección Hidalgo (1853–1913), painter
- Pilar Hidalgo-Lim (1893–1973), one of the founders of Girl Scouts of the Philippines
- Emilio Jacinto (1875–1899), the brain of Katipunan
- Arsenio Lacson (1911–1962), former Manila mayor
- Benito T. Legarda (1853–1915), vice-president of the Malolos Congress and first resident commissioner of the Philippines to the US Congress.
- Ramon Magsaysay (1907–1957), former Philippine president. His wife Luz Banzon Magsaysay is also buried with him, as well as his immediate family members.
- Tomas Morato, Mayor of Calauag, Quezon then first appointed mayor of Quezon City
- Gregoria de Jesús-Nakpil, wife of Andrés Bonifacio, later wife of Julio Nakpil
- Juan Nakpil (1899–1986), national artist for architecture
- Julio Nakpil (1867–1960), composer, father of Juan Nakpil.
- Mariano Noriel (1864–1915), Filipino general who fought during the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine–American War. Formerly buried at the Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución.
- Roman Ongpin (1847–1912), Businessman, philanthropist, nationalist, and civic citizen
- Sergio Osmeña (1878–1961), former Philippine president. His wife Esperanza Limjap-Osmeña is also buried with him.
- Jose Fortich Ozamiz, former senator and first provincial governor of Misamis Occidental.
- Quintin B. Paredes (1884–1973), former House speaker and senator
- Pedro Paterno, 2nd Prime Minister of the Philippines First Republic (Malolos Govt.)
- Fernando Poe, Sr. (1916–1951), film producer, director, actor
- Fernando Poe, Jr. (Ronald Allan K. Poe) (1939–2004), movie actor, presidential candidate and national artist
- Mariano Ponce (1863–1918), active member of the propaganda movement
- Manuel L. Quezon, Commonwealth President. Formerly buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Transferred to Quezon Memorial Circle Museum.
- Aurora Quezón, first lady, wife of Manuel Quezon.
- Claro M. Recto (1890–1960), former senator and Spanish language author
- Paciano Rizal (1852–1930), oldest brother of José Rizal, later transferred to Los Baños, Laguna in 1985
- Manuel A. Roxas (1892–1948), former Philippine president
- Gerardo "Gerry" Roxas, Sr. (1924–1982), former senator
- Gerardo A. Roxas, Jr., former representative of Capiz, son of Gerry.
- Trinidad Roxas, wife of former President Manuel Roxas and former First Lady.
- Epifanio de los Santos (1871–1928), historian and former statesman. The famous Metro Manila avenue, EDSA, is named after him.
- Hilarion "Larry" Silva, comedian and politician
- Andres Solomon (also known as "Tugo" or "Togo"), rotund Philippine actor
- Trinidad Tecson, revolutionary nurse
- Pancho Villa (1901–1925), famed boxer
- Antonio Villegas, former Manila mayor. Formerly buried in Reno, Nevada, USA.
- Teodoro Yangco (1861–1939), former resident commissioner to the US Congress and businessman (Yangco Market).
- Isabelo delos Reyes, Politician, Labor Union Activist, Founder of Aglipayan Church Iglesia Filipina Independiente
- American Association plot
- Armed Forces of the Philippines Cemetery
- Boy Scout Cenotaph (in memory of the 24 Boy Scouts who died in a plane crash en route to the 11th World Scout Jamboree)
- Firemen's plot
- Jewish cemetery
- Masonic burial grounds
- Military and police plot
- Mausoleo de los Veteranos de la Revolución
- Thomasites' plot
- Veterans of Foreign Wars plot (now neglected, since relatives all migrated to the USA)
- Marcos Museum and Mausoleum
- Quezon Memorial Circle
- La Loma Cemetery
- Manila Chinese Cemetery
- Libingan ng mga Bayani
- Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
- Manila South Cemetery
- Scouting memorials
- James Chance (2010). "Living with the dead: Manila's North Cemetery". Pictures of the Year International. Donald W Reynolds Journalism Institute. Retrieved 5 April 2013.