Nemesio Prudente

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Nemesio E. Prudente
Born (1927-12-19)December 19, 1927
Died March 20, 2008(2008-03-20) (aged 80)
Dasmariñas, Cavite, PH
Nationality Filipino

Nemesio E. Prudente (December 19, 1927 – March 28, 2008)[1] was an educator, political activist, and human rights defender revered for serving as President of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Prudente is credited with revitalizing public education in the Philippines by institutionalizing much-needed changes in the state university he led, which will eventually become the largest state university.


He served as the President of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines from 1962 to 1972; and in 1986 up to 1992. Prudente earned his Master of Arts in international relations at San Francisco State College and a PhD in political science from the University of Southern California.[2]


  1. ^ "PRUDENTE, Nemesio E.". Bantayog ng mga Bayani. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Christmas in Shinjuku | Cebu Lifestyle, The Freeman Sections, The Freeman". December 14, 2008. Retrieved August 19, 2013.