José Rizal biography

José Rizal

Novelist, Author

1861 – 1896

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Who was José Rizal?

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.

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Born
Jun 19, 1861
Calamba, Laguna
Also known as
  • Jose Rizal
  • Dr. José Rizal
  • José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda
  • Pepe
  • Jose P. Rizal
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Ethnicity
  • Tagalog people
  • Chinese Filipino
  • Filipino
Nationality
  • Philippines
Profession
Education
  • University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
    Ophthalmology
  • Bachelor of Arts, Ateneo de Manila University
  • University of Paris
  • Licentiate, Complutense University of Madrid
    Medicine
  • Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg
  • University of Santo Tomas
    Pre-law
  • Colegio de San Juan de Letran
Lived in
  • Manila
  • Madrid
  • Paris
Died
Dec 30, 1896
Rizal Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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