Diego Silang, a painting by Makabuhay, 1940. On December 16, 1730, Diego Silang , a revolutionary leader who conspired with British forces against Spanish rule, was born in Pangasinan province to Miguel Silang, native of Pangasinan and of Nicolasa de los Santos, of Nueva Segovia (Vigan), both of whom being of the principalia class. He was baptised in the town of Vigan, January 7, 1731. His baptismal name was Diego Baltazar, and his god-father was a principal named Tomas de Endaya.
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Emilio Aguinaldo was a Filipino nationalist that led revolutionaries to fight for their independence. Went up against one of the strongest military forces in the world: the United States of America.
Jose Rizal Born José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda June 19, 1861 Calamba City, Laguna Died December 30, 1896 (aged 35) Bagumbayan, Manila Cause of death Execution by firing squad Monuments Luneta Park, Manila, Calamba, Laguna, Daet, Camarines Norte Other names Pepe Alma mater Ateneo Municipal de Manila, University of Santo Tomas, Universidad Central de Madrid Organization La Solidaridad, La Liga Filipina Religion Roman Catholic Spouse(s) Josephine Bracken…
Emilio Jacinto On December 15, 1875, Emilio Jacinto, the so-called "Brains of the Revolution", was born in Trozo, Tondo, Manila to Mariano Jacinto and Josefa Dizon. Jacinto, one of the youngest members of the revolutionary society at the age of 18, stopped his law schooling at the University of Santo Tomas to join the Katipunan. Emilio Jacinto wrote the "Kartilya ng Katipunan", the primer of the revolutionaries, he was the founder and editor of the society's newspaper Kalayaan (Freedom)…