Spaniards born in Philippines who took important positions in the Spanish government in the Philippines.
Peninsulares • Highest class in the Philippines • Pure blooded Spaniards born from Spain • The wealthiest and most politically powerful among the social classes • High positions in the Government • Referred to as KastilasInsulares • Spaniards born in the Philippines • Recieves discrimination from fellow Spaniards • Enjoy various goverment and church positions • A son or daughter of a Spanish couple is an insulare
- (Spanish for "erudite," "learned," or "enlightened ones"). constituted the Filipino educated class during the Spanish colonial period in the late 19th century- They were the middle class who were educated in Spanish and exposed to Spanish liberal and European nationalist ideals.
nobility class was the social and educated class in the towns of colonial Philippines composed of the Gobernadorcillo, or the Cabeza de Barangay who governed the districts and the awardees of the medal of Civil Merit.
Filipinos of mixed indigenous Filipino (Austronesian people/Malay/Malayo- Polynesian), or European or Chinese ancestry.
MESTIZO DE PERSON OF MIXED CHINESE AND FILIPINOSANGLEY ANCESTRYMESTIZO DE ESPAŃOL PERSON OF MIXED SPANISH AND FILIPINO ANCESTRY PERSON OF MIXEDTORNATRAS SPANISH, FILIPINO, AND CHINESE ANCESTRY
personof pure Austronesian (Malay/Malayo- Polynesian) ancestry (natives)