- Category : 1961-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (34,46)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
Filipino multi-awarded historian, academic, journalist, and author best known for his writings about Philippines' national hero José Rizal and for "Looking Back", his bi-weekly editorial page column in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. He became the chair of the Philippines' National Historical Institute in 2002 and of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts in 2005.