Juan Crisostomo Ibarra y Magsalin
Also known in his full name as Juan Crisóstomo Ibarra y Magsalin, a Filipino who studied in Europe for 7 years, the love interest of Maria Clara. Son of the deceased Don Rafael Ibarra; Crisostomo changed his surname from Eibarramendia to Ibarra, from his ancestor's surname. Captain Tiago (Santiago de los Santos)
Friend of Don Rafael Ibarra and the supposed father of Maria Clara. He was a genial host and general patron of the church. Padre Damaso
A Franciscan friar who had been parish priest of San Diego for 20 years. A typical domineering friar who was supercilious and anti- Filipino. Maria Clara
María Clara de los Santos, Ibarra's sweetheart; the illegitimate daughter of Father Dámaso and Pía Alba. Padre Salvi
Also known in his full name as Bernardo Salví, a secret admirer of María Clara. Elias
Ibarra's mysterious friend, a master boater, also a fugitive. He was referred to at one point as the pilot. He wants to revolutionize his country. Ibarra's grandfather condemned his grandfather of burning a warehouse, making Elias the fugitive he is. Señor Guevarra
an elderly and kind lieutenant of the Guardian Civil.
Don Tiburcio de Espadana
A bogus Spanish physician, lame, and henpecked husband of Dona Victorina.
A native woman who had strong hallucinations of being a superior castellan and looks down on her own people as inferior beings. Wise old Tasio
The man who thinks too advanced for his time so that those who do not understand him would call him as “Lunatic Tasio”. The Alférez
Chief of the Guardia Civil; mortal enemy of the priests for the power in San Diego. Doña Consolacion
The vulgar mistress of the Alférez
Sisa is the mother of Crispin and Basilio. Who went insane after losing her sons. Pedro
Abusive husband of Sisa who loves cockfighting.
Son of sisa. The younger Brother of Basilio that was...