Facts about Jose Rizal Philippines Flag

Summary

Josť Rizal (born in Calamba, Laguna, died in Bagumbayan, Manila) was a famous Writer from Philippines, who lived between June 19, 1861 and December 20, 1896.

Biography

Dr. Josť Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda is one of the Philippines' largest national heroes.

He was a doctor, painter, sculptor, poet, playwright and author.

He was very good with languages and could speak Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Tagalog, and some more Filipino language.

Josť is considered the Philippines' national hero and the anniversary of Rizals death is commemorated as a Philippine holiday called Rizal Day. Rizals military trial in 1896 and execution made him a martyr of the Philippine Revolution.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by Jose.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Muhammad Iqbal, Charles F. Kettering, Mahatma Gandhi, Helen Keller, Paramahansa Yogananda, Albert Schweitzer, Robert Frost, George Matthew Adams, John Barrymore, George S. Patton, Casey Stengel, Frank Lloyd Wright, Pablo Picasso, George Santayana, Aldous Huxley, Kin Hubbard, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Albert Einstein, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Khalil Gibran

Famous quotes by Jose Rizal (6)


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"There can be no tyrants where there are no slaves"
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"The youth is the hope of our future"
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"It is a useless life that is not consecrated to a great ideal. It is like a stone wasted on the field without becoming a part of any edifice"
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"While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty"
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"He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his destination"
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"He who does not love his own language is worse than an animal and smelly fish"


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