Rizal Heroic Book

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Life of our National Hero
Jose Rizal

Table of Contents

Jose Rizal’s Biography…………………………………………..4 Jose Rizal’s photo gallery………………………………………....7

The Mercado Family…………………………………………….8 Mercado Family photos…………………………………………...9

Rizal’s early childhood…………………………………………..11 In Calamba……………….……………………………………...11

Rizal’s early education………………………………………..13 In Calamba and Biñan, Laguna…………………………………13 The Hero’s first teacher…………………………………………14 First day in Biñan school………………………………………..14 Best student in school…………………………………………...15 Early schooling in Biñan………………………………………..15 Life studies at Ateneo……………………..……………………...17

Jose Rizal’s Philosophy………………..………………………..21 Education philosophy………………………………………………21 Religious philosophy……………………………………………….22 Political philosophy………………………………………………..22 Ethical philosophy………………………………………………….23 Social philosophy…………………………………………………..24 Rizal’s social philosophy dealt with……………………………….24

Different character of Jose Rizal………..………………………25

Jose Rizal’s travels………………………………………………...32 Rizal’s first trip……………………………………………………..32 Rizal in Barcelona, Spain…………………………………………...34 Rizal back in Madrid………………………………………………..37 Rizal bound for the Philippines……………………………………..57 Rizal in Manila……………………………………………………...58 Rizal back in Spain………………………………………………….68 Rizal back in Madrid………………………………………………..77 Rizal in the Philippines……………………………………………...88

Rizal’s Love life…………….……………………………………....90 Josephine Bracken………………………………………………….91 Women in Rizal’s life………………………………………………92

Rizal’s paintings…………………………………………………...94

Sketches made by Rizal…………………………………………...95

Sculptures made by Rizal…………….…………………………100

Maps and Plans made by Rizal…………………………………...105

Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere………………..…………………………..106 Mga Tauhan…………………………………………………………109

Rizal’s El Filibusterismo…………………………………………….113 Mga Tauhan…………………………………………………………...115

Jose Rizal’s Trivia………………..…………………………………118

Some photos………….……………………………………………..119

Reflection.………………………………..………………………….121

Reaction to the movie Jose Rizal…………………………………….122

References……………….…………………………………………….123

Jose Rizal: A Biographical Sketch

JOSE RIZAL, the national hero of the Philippines and pride of the Malayan race, was born on June 19, 1861, in the town of Calamba, Laguna. He was the seventh child in a family of 11 children (2 boys and 9 girls). Both his parents were educated and belonged to distinguished families. His father, Francisco Mercado Rizal, an industrious farmer whom Rizal called "a model of fathers," came from Biñan, Laguna; while his mother, Teodora Alonzo y Quintos, a highly cultured and accomplished woman whom Rizal called "loving and prudent mother," was born in Meisic, Sta. Cruz, Manila. At the age of 3, he learned the alphabet from his mother; at 5, while learning to read and write, he already showed inclinations to be an artist. He astounded his family and relatives by his pencil drawings and sketches and by his moldings of clay. At the age 8, he wrote a Tagalog poem, "Sa Aking Mga Kabata," the theme of which revolves on the love of one’s language. In 1877, at the age of 16, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree with an average of "excellent" from the Ateneo Municipal de Manila. In the same year, he enrolled in Philosophy and Letters at the University of Santo Tomas, while at the same time took courses leading to the degree of surveyor and expert assessor at the Ateneo. He finished the latter course on March 21, 1877 and passed the Surveyor’s examination on May 21, 1878; but because of his age, 17, he was not granted license to practice the profession until December 30, 1881. In 1878, he enrolled in medicine at the University of Santo Tomas but had to stop in his studies when he felt that the Filipino students were being discriminated upon by their Dominican tutors. On May 3, 1882, he sailed for Spain where he continued his studies at the Universidad Central de Madrid. On June 21, 1884, at the age of 23, he was...
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