Brains of the Katipunan. Born in Trozo, Manila, on December 15, 1875. He joined the Katipunan in 1894 and became Bonifacio's trusted friend and adviser. He wrote the Kartilya ng Katipunan, the primer of the Katipunan which embodied the teachings of the organization. He founded and edited the Katipunan newspaper, Kalayaan, whose first issue came out in January 1896. Died on April 16, 1899. He was one of the heroic figures in Philippine history.
|General Antonio Luna
The greatest general of the revolution. Younger brother of Juan Luna, the famous painter. Editor of La Independencia, whose first issue came out on September 3, 1898. Born in Binondo, Manila, on October 29, 1866. He was one of the propagandists in Spain who were working for political reforms in the Philippines. He contributed articles to La Solidaridad. He was assassinated in Cabanatuan City, on June 5, 1899.
The 13 martyrs of Cavite, who were executed by a firing squad on September 12, 1896. They were: 1)Maximo Inocencio; 2)Jose Lallana; 3)Eugenio Cabezas; 4)Maximo Gregorio; 5)Hugo Perez; 6)Severino Lapidario; 7)Alfonso de Ocampo; 8)Francisco Osorio; 9)Antonio de San Agustin; 10)Luis Aguado; 11)Agapito Conchu; 12)Victoriano Luciano; and 13)Feliciano Cabuco.