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  Diego Silang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Diego Silang y Andaya (December 16, 1730 - May 28, 1763) was a native Ilocano revolutionary leader who conspired with British forces to overthrow the Spanish in the northern Philippines and establish an independent Ilocano nation.
His revolt was fueled by grievances stemming from Spanish tributes and abuses, and his belief in self-government, that the administration and leadership of the Roman Catholic Church and government in the Ilocos Region should belong to trained Ilocano officials.
While Silang initially wanted to replace Spanish functionaries in the Ilocos with native officials, and volunteered to head Ilocano forces against the British, desperate Spanish administrators transferred their powers to the Catholic Bishop of Nueva Segovia (Vigan) who in turn rejected Silang's call.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diego_Silang   (394 words)

 The Official Website of the Province of Ilocos Sur
Silang was born in the barrio of Canlogan, Santa, Ilocos Sur, on March 19, 1731.
Silang was able to muster a fighting force of 2,000 men armed with assorted weapons – Spanish muskets captured from the enemy bamboo spears hardened in the fire (bikal) bows and arrows (pana), blowguns (sumpit), bleded weapons (bolos, draggers, and swords), and head axes (wasay).
Silang, the leader and last survivor of the lost rebellion, was brought to Vigan, where she was publicly hanged on September 20, 1763.
www.santa.gov.ph /ilocossur/herogabriela.html   (968 words)

 The Official Website of the Province of Ilocos Sur
Diego Silang the first liberator of the Ilocos, was born in Aringay, La Union, on December 16, 1730, the son of Miguel Silang of Aringay and Nicolasa de los Santos of Vigan.
In 1757, at the age of 27, Silang married a rich young widow, Maria Josefa Gabriela, a native of Santa, Ilocos Sur.
She proved to be a fitting mate for Silang, who was then rising to prominence in Vigan as the leader of kailanes (peasants) who were deplorably oppressed by the Spanish authorities and their rich mestizo satraps.
www.santa.gov.ph /ilocossur/herodiego.html   (2029 words)

 Manila Bulletin Online
Diego Silang communicated with the British commanders, General Draper and Admiral Cornish.
The Silang rebellion was a significant chapter in the Filipino people’s struggle for freedom.
Diego and Gabriela Silang were the precursors of Filipino nationalism.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2006/03/19/OPED2006031959133.html   (406 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
Gabriela Silang and her husband, Diego, became great figures in Philippine history because what is called Europe’s "Seven Years War" came to the Philippines.
Diego Silang, ably assisted by his beautiful and intrepid wife, Gabriela, surfaced brave wife, became the liberator of the Ilocos.
Diego was martyred and Gabriela had to continue his work to keep their Free Ilocos alive.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=32890   (1077 words)

 Diego Maranan {} Dance::Theatre::Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Diego Maranan moved to Canada at the age of 16 from the Philippines, where he originally trained in piano performance and composition.
Diego graduated in 2005 with a degree in Dance and Computing Science, specializing in Multimedia.
Diego Maranan's artistic practice draws from a deep understanding of mathematical and physical principles; an interrogation of the notion of cultural hybridity, which includes class, race, and gender politics; and an unending search for the sublime.
www.diegomaranan.com /bioandcv.htm   (132 words)

 Ilocano, Ilokano, Iluko Literature, Poetry, Poems, Daniw
It intervenes in the displacement of Gabriela Silang from the nation’s stories of struggle for freedom and her replacement by contemporary male martyrs as symbolized by the replacement of Gabriela’s statue in Makati by Ninoy Aquino’s.
Amidst this widespread difficulty both in the Ilocos of Diego Silang and in the Tayum that the novel literarily reconstructs, the novel categorically states that Kapitan Pena uses his position to enrich himself and that he exploits colonial social structure and hierarchy to accomplish this.
At the time of Silang and of the uprising, the term Filipino did not yet apply to the likes of Tacio and had not acquired a political meaning, that is, to refer to all the “sons and daughters of the country” regardless of racial origins (B. Anderson in Quibuyen 88).
www.iluko.com /article.asp?Id=369   (5157 words)

 Junior Inquirer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Today, Diego is a 22-year-old college student in Vancouver, Canada, finishing a degree in Computer Science.
But to Diego, his young life in "5 and Up" was a time of adventure and valuable lessons.
Diego has lost contact with most of batch-mates in the show.
you.inq7.net /ji/01262002/jun4-1.htm   (339 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
Gabriela Silang was the first woman in Philippine history to lead an armed uprising against foreign rule in the country.
The British occupation of Manila (1762-1764) shattered the myth of Spanish invincibility and Diego Silang seized the British occupation as a chance to overthrow the colonial yoke.
Silang’s successes were shortlived, however, he was treacherously slain on May 28, 1763.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/03/19/OPED200403195153.html   (277 words)

Diego Baltazar Silang was born in Aringay, La Union, on
He made an understanding with Lopes, his relative, who was then the master of the camp in Pangasinan and he went to Vigan to start an unprising.
They supported him in his demands: the removal of Alcalde Antonio Zabala, And the appointment of Silang to stave off the English.
www.geocities.com /sinupan/silangdiego.htm   (597 words)

 March for Women: Gabriela Silang - The Four-eyed Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Having no knowledge of my hometown’s history, I was under the impression that Gabriela Silang and her husband Diego Silang were from our town and since they were among the very first Filipinos to lead a revolt against the Spanish colonizers, I also believed that our town were named after them.
She and her husband, the Ilocano revolutionary leader Diego Silang were not from Silang or any other part of Cavite nor have they been into Cavite to begin with.
Diego Silang was born in Aringay, Pangasinan while Gabriela was born in Sta Caniogan, Ilocos Sur.
jhay.lsjp.org /?p=134   (1087 words)

 CAUSED OF DEATH : Philippines : Gov.Ph : Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
As a resident of BCDA, Diego Silang Village, Taguig, there's no month or quarter that no life has been taken away, along C5, just across our village due to no overpass provided to the residents of this village.
Recently, as I've said almost all the residents of BCDA Diego Silang Village are army & policemen, there's this policewoman has been hit by a truck....so from the pedestrian lane where the policewoman was crossing, perhaps assuming that the truck would slow down, but it never did.
If this continues years from now, without overpass provided to Diego Silang Village residents, I can't imagine how many families would suffer this great distress and horrifying caused of death of their love ones.
www.gov.ph /forum/thread.asp?rootID=10596&catID=13   (371 words)

 Bulatlat - The Philippines's alternative weekly magazine
Gabriela Silang (March 19, 1731-Sept. 29, 1763) was one of the first and most prominent Filipino women to lead a revolt during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines.
After the death of her husband Diego, Gabriela took on the leadership before she was captured and executed.
For instance, after the death of Gabriela's husband Diego Silang, Gabriela is seen weeping.
www.bulatlat.com /news/6-5/6-5-past.htm   (779 words)

To refresh your memory, Gabriela Silang was the widow of Diego Silang (in the telemovie, played by Mario Montenegro), who took over the leadership of the Ilocano revolt after her husband's assassination.
After the defeat of the Spanish from the British invasion of 1762, Diego Silang led a revolt that saw the expulsion of the Spanish provincial governor from Vigan.
To say that maganda ang kuwento ni Gabriela Silang is an understatement; I am mightily proud to have played her in my lifetime because no one can be cast in the role just like that.
www.newsflash.org /2003/02/sb/sb002654.htm   (1110 words)

 Silang - TheBestLinks.com - Disambig, Diego Silang, Gabriela Silang, Cavite, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Silang - TheBestLinks.com - Disambig, Diego Silang, Gabriela Silang, Cavite,...
Silang, Disambig, Diego Silang, Gabriela Silang, Silang, Cavite
This is a disambiguation page, i.e., a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
www.thebestlinks.com /Silang.html   (98 words)

 Caterina.net: Gabriela Silang, Poetry
Following Diego's assassination, his wife Gabriela Silang carried on the crusade for freedom to lead...
Their bodies were left to sway with the sea breeze in order to serve as a reminder to anyone who dared fight the Spaniards.
Gabriela Silang was given the doubly painful experience of witnessing the death of her followers before becoming the last to die.
www.caterina.net /archive/000168.html   (252 words)

 Essay on Spanish Times In The Philippines
Diego Silang (1730-1763) He led the revolt of the Ilocanos in opposition to the tribute and abuses of the Spanish officials.
He was killed by Miguel Vicos, a Spanish mestizo who bore grievances against Diego Silang.
On December 1762 Diego Silang expelled the Spanish from the coastal city of Vigan and set up an independent government.
dedicatedwriters.com /paper/Spanish_Times_In_The_Philippin-113871.html   (182 words)

 Diego Silang: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Diego Silang (December 16, Exception Handler: No article summary found.
Silang's group attacked the city and imprisoned its priests, Exception Handler: No article summary found.
His wife Gabriela Silang (Gabriela silang (march 19, 1731- september 29, 1763) was the first filipino woman to lead a revolt...)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /ref/diego_silang   (1213 words)

 FCCS CYBER-TAHANAN SHOWBIZ CHATTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The movie is about the so-called Joan of Arc of Ilocandia, who continued her slain husband Diego's rebellion against the Spanish authorities.
Playing Diego Silang is Richard Quan and the role of the traitor Vices is slated for Gabby Concepcion.
I heard the production company tried to enlist Richard Gomez' services for the Diego role, but he proved to be too expensive.
www.newsflash.org /199710/sb/sb000069.htm   (357 words)

 Filipino Martial Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
25 Dec: Diego Silang expelled the Spanish from the coastal city of Vigan, in the Ilocos area of Northern Luzon and set up an independent government.
19 Mar: Gabriela Silang was born in Barrio Caniogan, Santa, Ilocos Sur.
When Diego Silang was treacherously slain on 28 May 1763, Gabriela assumed leadership of the revolution and carried on the Ilocanos’ fight for independence.
forums.istorya.net /index.php?topic=11527.850   (6154 words)

 TipidPC.com | Taguig TPC Members
Arnel50 on October 14, 2005 12:59 PM Hi i am included also this group.
Tech_Neck on December 21, 2005 06:06 PM nejoel - Diego Silang Village, Ususan / AFPOVAI Phase2
H0LYSM0K3 on January 02, 2006 05:40 PM nejoel - Diego Silang Village, Ususan / AFPOVAI Phase2
tipidpc.com /viewtopic.php?tid=8541   (1445 words)

 Remembering Baguio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Finally, the main entrance to St. Louis University School Complex will be reached.
The stairwell leads to the main Diego Silang building then to the different school buildings beyond where they are interspersed within the campus.
The Engineering & Architectural Building at the far left of Diego Silang.
www.cityofpines.com /baguioremembered/bonifaciostreet.html   (661 words)

 Friendster Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Location: San Diego, CA Hometown: San Diego, Silang Cavite, Subic Bay Olongapo
California State University - San Diego State University, Attended 2000 - 2002, Class of 2002, Bachelor's Degree, Geography and Public Administration
County of San Diego, Metropolitan Transit Development Board, State of California, Wells Fargo
www.friendster.com /useropen.php?uid=2922049   (76 words)

 The Crawl With A Drawl
2 cigars of either "El Presidente", "Churchill", "Diego Quinto Robusto", or "Diego Quinto Corona" from Diego Silang Cigars
and some others got a cigar cutter from Diego Silang Cigars.
Box of 25 Flor de Ilocos Coronas Cigars ($65.00 Value) from Diego Silang Cigars - Doug Dixon http://www.fujipub.com/diegosilang EMail: smoke.diegosilangcigars@worldnet.att.net or diegosilang@fujipub.com Phone: (941) 592-1154
www.cigargroup.com /crawls/atlanta   (3172 words)

 Torre stays on top with Paragua in chess tourney - Mar. 05, 2004
Torre stays on top with Paragua in chess tourney - Mar. 05, 2004
SAN FERNANDO City, La Union -- Grandmaster Eugene Torre needed four hours to subdue Roland Salvador of the Philippine Navy Thursday and stay on top in the third La Union Open chess championship at the Diego Silang Hall of the La Union Provincial Capitol here.
The top-seeded Torre extracted the win after 67 moves of an English Opening, giving him two points in a tie with 25 others.
www.inq7.net /spo/2004/mar/05/spo_2-1.htm   (230 words)

 Rañola on top of La Union Open Chess - Mar. 06, 2004
Rañola on top of La Union Open Chess - Mar. 06, 2004
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union -- National Master Yves Rañola beat NM Emmanuel Senador in 48 moves of an English Opening to stay on top with two others after Round 4 of the 3rd La Union Open Chess Championships at the Diego Silang Hall of the La Union Provincial Capitol here Friday.
Rañola, a BS Math graduate of the Far Eastern University, now has a perfect four points, the same output of 10th seed Fide Master Fernie Donguines and NM Ronald Llavanes.
www.inq7.net /spo/2004/mar/06/spo_7-1.htm   (229 words)

 Marikina Forum - View Thread - PUTOL NA DAAN SA DIEGO SILANG
Marikina Forum - View Thread - PUTOL NA DAAN SA DIEGO SILANG
Marikina Forum » List all forums » Forum: Announcements » Thread: PUTOL NA DAAN SA DIEGO SILANG
www.marikina.gov.ph /mrknaforum/forum/viewthread?thread=436   (178 words)

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