2LM1 – RC
Curriculum Vitæ of Dr. Jose Rizal
* Name: Jose Protasio Mercado Rizal Alonzo y Realonda
* Address: Calle Real, Calamba, Laguna Philippines
* Date of Birth: June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896
* Place of Birth: Calamaba, Laguna
* Citizenship: Filipino
* Religion: Roman Catholic
* Gender: Male
Optional Personal Information
* Marital Status: Married
* Spouse's Name: Josephine Bracken
* Children: None
* Father’s Name: Don Francisco Rizal-Mercado y Alejandra * Mother’s Name: Doña Teodora Morales Alonso-Realonda y Quintos * Siblings: Saturnina Rizal
* 1872, June 10, -- Examined in San Juan de Letran college, Manila, which, during the Spanish time, as part of Sto. Tomás University, controlled entrance to all higher institutions. * 1872, June 26, -- Entered the Ateneo Municipal de Manila, then a public school, as a day scholar. * 1876, March 23, -- Received the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, with highest honors, from Ateneo de Manila. * 1877, June. -- Entered Sto. Tomás University in the Philosophy course. * 1878, June, -- Matriculated in the medical course.
* 1882, October 3. -- Began studies in Madrid.
* 1886, -- Received degree of Licentiate in Medicine with honors from Central University of Madrid on June 19 at the age of 24. * 1887, -- Earned a second doctorate in Opthalmology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany in 1887. * 1888, May 24. -- In London, studying in the British Museum to edit Morga’s 1609 Philippine History.
* 1877, Nov. 29 -- Awarded diploma of honorable mention and merit by the Royal Economic Society of Friends of the Country, Amigos del País, for the prize poem. * 1878, June, -- Won Liceo Artistico-Literario prize, in poetical competition for “Indians and Mestizos”, with the poem “To the Philippine Youth”. * 1880, April 23, -- Received Licco Artístico-Literario diploma of honorable mention for the allegory, “The Council of the Gods”, in competition open to “Spaniards, mestizos and Indians”. Unjustly deprived of the first prize. * 1881, -- Submitted winning wax model design for commemorative medal for the Royal Economic Society of Friends of the Country centennial.
* 1886, -- Clinical assistant to Dr. L. de Wecker, a Paris oculist. * 1891, November, -- Practiced medicine in Hong Kong.
* 1892, July 6, -- Taught school and conducted a hospital during his exile, patients coming from China coast ports for treatment. Fees thus earned were used to beautify the town. Arranged a water system and had the plaza lighted. * 1896, August 1, -- Left Dapitan en route to Spain as a volunteer surgeon for the Cuban yellow fever hospitals.
* Sa Aking Mga Kababata (written at age 8)
* To the Virgin Mary
* Education Gives Luster to the Motherland
* To Josephine
* To the Philippines Youth
* Hymn to Labor
* Song of Maria Clara
* Memories of My town
* Our Mother Tongue
* To The Philippines
* Mi Retiro
* Mi Ultimo Adios (My Last Farewell)
* Other Writings
* El Consejo de los Dioses
* Canto del viajero
* Anotation of Morga’s Successos De Las Islas Filipinas * La Vision del Frey Rodriguez
* Por Telefono
* 1887, Feb. 21, -- Finished the novel Noli Me Tangere in Berlin. * 1890, February to July, -- In Belgium finished El Filibusterismo which is the sequel to Noli Me Tangere.
* 1891, November, -- Arranging for a Filipino agricultural colony in British North Borneo. * 1892, July 3, -- Organized a mutual aid economic society: La...