Alfredo M. Santos biography

Alfredo M. Santos

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1905 – 1990

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Who was Alfredo M. Santos?

General Alfredo M. Santos was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 1962 to 1965, making him the first four-star general of the Philippines' armed forces.

Engineer turned soldier, General Alfredo M. Santos is one of the most notable "Freedom Fighters" of the Philippines with a heroic war record. His outstanding achievements proved his selfless dedication to the service of his country and people, thereby bringing distinct honor to the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

He is well known for his physical and moral courage, and keen sense of fairness, justice, honesty and integrity. He spearheaded programs for reserved officers and integrees to gain merits and recognition in their military service.

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Born
Jul 13, 1905
Santa Cruz, Manila
Also known as
  • Alfredo Santos
Nationality
  • Philippines
Education
  • MapĂșa Institute of Technology
Died
Feb 7, 1990
Manila

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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