Jose Rizal Biography

José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, novelist, poet, ophthalmologist, journalist, and revolutionary. He is widely considered as one of the greatest heroes of the Philippines. He was the author of Noli Me Tángere, El Filibusterismo, and a number of poems and essays. He was executed on December 30, 1896 by a squad of Filipino soldiers of the Spanish Army. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Jose Rizal
Nationality:
Philippines
Profession:
Writer, Physician, Artist, Novelist, Poet, Visual Artist
Ethnicity:
Tagalog people, Chinese Filipino, Filipino
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
June 19, 1861
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Date of Death:
December 30, 1896
Age at Death:
35
Cause of Death:
Firearm, Execution by firing squad
Marriages
  • 1896-12-30
    Filippino Nationalist Jose Rizal (35) weds girlfriend Josephine Bracken (20) before his execution in Fort Santiago, Manila
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