Lopez, Cecilio F.
Philippine Linguistics and Oriental Studies
Agricultural Sciences
Academician

Dr. Lopez was cited as the father of the Philippine Linguistics in recognition of his pioneering work in the development of a Filipino tradition in the scientific study of Philippine Language. Many of hisworks are considered classics such as A Manual to the Philippine National Language two sequels of a Comparative Philippine World List 1974 and 1976 and A Handbook of Comparative Austronesian 1978 and in two parts: the mnemoic, consisting of 109 problems of photo-morphs solved in five Indonesian languages, two Melanesian Languages the heuristic, including 24 Philippine Languages and 192 photo-Austronesian morphs.

Birthdate: 15 January 1894
Died: 5 September 1979