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Well Known Philippine Heroes Throughout History

PHILIPPINE HEROES – In this topic we will know some of the great Philippine heroes who spent their lives for their country throughout history.

1. Jose Rizal

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The national hero of the Philippines. Also known as José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Realonda, he was well-known for his two novels: “Noli me Tangere” and “El Filibusterismo”.

2. Andres Bonifacio

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The supremo or supreme leader of the revolutionary movement Katipunan. He is known as the Father of Philippine Revolution.

3. Emilio Aguinaldo

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A evolutionary, politician, and military leader. He was the first and the youngest president of the Philippines.

4. Lapu-lapu

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The first recorded hero in Philippine history. Lapu-lapu was the first to fight against the Spaniards led by Ferdinand Magellan.

5. Marcelo H. Del Pilar

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Also known by his pen name Plaridel, Del Pilar was one of the leaders of the Reform Movement and the editor of La Solidaridad, succeeding Lopez-Jaena.

6. Antonio Luna

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One of the fiercest Filipino generals. Luna made the “Luna Sharpshooters”, the “Black Guard”, and a three-tier defense now known as the “Luna Defense Line”.

7. Juan Luna

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A Filipino painter, sculptor, and a political activist. He is the older brother of Antonio and made the famous Spoliarium.

8. Apolinario Mabini

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Mabini is the first Prime Minister of the Philippines and was also known as the Utak ng Himagsikan (Brains of Revolution).

9. Melchora Aquino

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Also known as “Tandang Sora“, Aquino used her store as a refuge for the sick and wounded revolutionaries. She is known as the “Grand Woman of the Revolution” and the “Mother of Balintawak”.

10. Sultan Muhammad Kudarat

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Sultan Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat was the ruler of Maguindanao in the Philippines. He successfully opposed the Conquistador who attempted to conquer the island of Mindanao. | Photo uplifted from: Flickr

The 7th Sultan of Maguindanao. Kudarat hindered the influence of Roman Catholicism in the island of Mindanao.

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