Jose Rizal

Who was Jose Rizal? On June 19, 1861, the Mercado Family from the town of Calamba in the province of Laguna in the Philippines, happily greeted the birth of their newest member — a baby boy born as the seventh child to proud parents Francisco Rizal Mercado y Alejandro and Teodora Alonza y Quintos. They … Read more

Rizal Monuments in the Philippines

Rizal Monuments in the Philippines are located in Rizal Park or Luneta in Manila, Rizal park in Daet, Camarines Norte, in Tacloban, Leyte, in Villasis Pangasinan, Santa Cruz in Laguna, Dapitan city, Calamba and in many more provinces. First Rizal Monument The first Rizal monument was erected in Daet, Camarines Norte in 1898 which is … Read more