Jose Rizal Controversies
Did Jose Rizal really marry Josephine Bracken? Scholars say that there were no written accounts of the marriage between Rizal and Josephine, but Josephine claims that Rizal actually married him a day before his execution.
Some even says Josephine was a spy of the Spanish government.
One thing is for sure, Jose Rizal loved Josephine. He wrote some poems about her and his love for her. I think these controversies about Josephine Bracken are unreasonable. Every hero deserves a lover that is without a question.
Jose Rizal’s Son
Did Jose Rizal have a son? Did the genius hero have an heir? Dr. Jose Rizal was a genius; he must have an heir so that his special genes and thousand of talents will continue from generation to generation.
“Unfortunately, Rizal and Josephine were not destined to have a child. One day in early March 1896, Rizal played a practical joke on Josephine, which frightened her terribly. As a result of her great fright, she gave birth prematurely to an eight-month baby boy.
The baby was very weak and was gasping for breath. Seeing the baby’s condition, Rizal immediately baptized him Francisco in honor of his father. He did everything he could to save the life of his infant son, but in vain. All his knowledge and skill as a physician could not save little Francisco. Sorrowfully, Rizal saw his child die three hours after birth.
With a heavy heart, he drew a sketch of his dead son. Then he buried him under a shady tree near his home. He prayed": "Oh, God, I give you another tiny angel. Please bless his soul."
Was Adolf Hitler the Son of Jose Rizal?
When Jose Rizal was in Europe, it was noted out that he found a pretty European girlfriend somewhere in the border of Germany and Austria. So rumored has spread that Adolf Hitler was the son of Jose Rizal.
Rizalista, a religion who believes Rizal will return…
Due to the interesting and moving life of Jose Rizal, there came a sect...
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