Gemma Cruz-Araneta

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Who is Gemma Cruz-Araneta?

Gemma Teresa Cruz Araneta is the first Philippine delegate to win the Miss International title in the pageant's fifth edition in Long Beach, California in 1964. She is the first Southeast Asian and Filipina to win an international beauty pageant title.

Araneta received an "Outstanding ManileƱa" and a "Golden Heart" Presidential decoration from President Diosdado Macapagal .

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Ethnicity
  • Filipino
Lived in
  • Manila

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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