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Life of Dr. Jose P. Rizal – Philippine National Hero

| July 15, 2009 | 1 Comment

(June 19, 1861 to December 30, 1896) Jose Protacio Rizal, our national hero, was born in Calamba, Laguna on June 19, 1861 to Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonzo. With his mother as his first teacher, he began his early education at home and continued it in Biñan, Laguna. He finished Batchiller en Artes at the [...]

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Apolinario Mabini

| June 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

(July 23, 1864 to May 13, 1903)               Born in Tanauan, Batangas on July 23, 1864 of poor parents, and later hampered for life by paralysis.  Apolinario Mabini nevertheless grew up to be a good writer, lawyer and patriot.  He is known as the Sublime Paralytic and Brains of the Revolution.  He was the [...]

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Emilio Jacinto

| June 23, 2009 | 3 Comments

(December 15, 1875 to April 16, 1899)               Emilio was born in Trozo, Manila on December 15, 1875.  When his father, Mariano Jacinto died, his mother Josefa Dizon, a midwife, had to work harder to support his studies.  Later, he was forced to live with his uncle, Don Jose Dizon, who enrolled him at [...]

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Andres Bonifacio

| June 23, 2009 | 0 Comments

(November 30, 1863 to May 10, 1897)     Andres Bonifacio was born to Santiago Bonifacio and Catalina de Castro in a shack in Tondo, Manila on November 30, 1863.  He started his early education in the school of Guillermo Osmeña of Cebu.  He reach only primary school, he was orphaned at the age of [...]

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Gregorio S. del Pilar

| February 19, 2009 | 3 Comments

November 14, 1875 to December 2, 1899   Gregorio del Pilar was one of the youngest generals to serve the Philippine Revolution. Del Pilar was born on November 14, 1875 in San Jose, Bulacan.  He was the youngest of the five children of Fernando H. del Pilar and Felipa Sempio.  His father was the brother [...]

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