Most Significant Events in Rizal's Life

Most Significant Events in Rizal's Life

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  • Jose Protacio MercadoRizal y Alonzo Realonda, known as JOSE RIZAL, and to his family as Pepe, the national hero of the Philippines and pride of the Malayan race, was born on June 19, 1861, in the town of Calamba, Laguna. He was the seventh child in afamily of 11 children, 9 girls and 2 boys.
  • His father, Francisco Mercado Rizal, an industrious farmer whom Rizal called"a model of fathers," came from Biñan, Laguna.
  • His mother, Teodora Alonzo y Quintos, a highly cultured and accomplished woman whomRizal called "loving and prudent mother," was born in Meisic, Sta.Cruz, Manila.
  • Both his parents were educated and belonged to distinguished families.
  • Jose Rizal came from a 13-member family consisting of his parents, Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonzo Realonda, andnine sisters and one brother.
  • Namely: Saturnina Rizal, eldest child of the Rizal-Alonzo marriage. Paciano Rizal, only brother of Jose Rizal and the second child. Narcisa Rizal, the third child. Olympia Rizal, the fourth child. Lucia Rizal,the fifth child. Maria Rizal, the sixth child. Jose Rizal, the second son and the seventh child. Concepcion Rizal, the eight child. Died at the age of three. Josefa Rizal, the ninth child. An epileptic, died a spinster. Trinidad Rizal,the tenth child. Died a spinster and the last of the family to die. Soledad Rizal, the youngest child.
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