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  José Rizal
Rizal studied at the Ateneo, a private high school, and then to the University of St. Thomas in Manila.
After Andrés Bonifacio issued the Grito de Balintawak in 1896, Rizal was arrested, convicted of sedition, and executed by firing squad on December 30, 1896.
Following the revolution, Rizal was made a saint by many religious cults while the United States authorities seized on his non-violent stance and emphasized his views on Filipino nationalism rather than those of the more action-oriented Emilio Aguinaldo and Andrés Bonifacio.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/1898/rizal.html   (326 words)

  Rizal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rizal's capital is Antipolo City, although the provincial capitol is located in Pasig City in Metro Manila, which was the previous capital.
Rizal is bordered by Metro Manila to the west, the province of Bulacan to the north, Quezon to the east and Laguna to the south.
Rizal is a mountainous province perched on the western slopes of the southern portion of the Sierra Madre mountain range.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rizal   (870 words)

 José Rizal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
José Rizal was born into a prosperous middle class Filipino and Chinese-mestizo family in the town of Calamba in the Province of Laguna.
Rizal was implicated in the activities of the nascent rebellion and in July of 1892 was deported to Dapitan in the province of Zamboanga (in Mindanao).
To dissociate himself from a bloody revolution Rizal volunteered and was given leave by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco y Erenas, who later was to present his sash and sword to the Rizal family as an apology, to serve in Cuba to minister to victims of yellow fever.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jose_Rizal   (3705 words)

 José Rizal
Rizal's political program, as expressed in the newspaper, included integration of the Philippines as a province of Spain, representation in the Cortes (the Spanish parliament), the replacement of the Spanish friars by the Filipino priests, freedom of assembly and expression, and equality of Filipinos and Spaniards before the law.
He found a nonviolent reform society, La Liga Filipina, in Manila, and was deported to Dapitan, in northwest Mindanao, an island south of the Philippines.
Although he had no connections with that organization or any part in the insurrection, Rizal was arrested and tried for sedition by the military.
www.univie.ac.at /Voelkerkunde/apsis/aufi/jorizal.htm   (520 words)

 The Life and Writings of Dr. José Rizal
Rizal's additions to his defense were as clearly reasoned and dispassionate as though he were debating with a friend and not on trial for his life.
Rizal was an Eurasian is borne out by the fact that she was educated in the Italian convent of Hong Kong which has so many of that mixed blood.
Rizal's father survived him but a year, but his mother still lives and not long ago refused a proffered pension from the Assembly with the statement that she did not believe in paid patriotism and was content that her son had done his duty.
joserizal.info /Biography/k-death.htm   (1967 words)

 José Rizal - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dr. José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonzo Realonda (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896), the "Pride of the Malay Race" and "The Great Malayan," was an eye surgeon and is the national hero of the Philippines.
José Rizal was born into a prosperous middle class Filipino family in the town of Calamba in the Province of Laguna.
Rizal was given leave by the colonial government to serve in Cuba as a volunteer to minister to victims of yellow fever.
www.voyager.in /Rizal_Day   (1136 words)

 The Life and Writings of Dr. José Rizal
That Rizal was aware of his system of thought is partly a gratuitous conclusion in view of the fact that most of his religious views are presented independently one of the other.
That Rizal felt this is evidenced by his criticism of the sterility of scholastic theology in particular, and by his personal acceptance of some of the newer theological teachings.
That Rizal had this approach to theology is indicated both by the witness he bore to those views which had personal meaning for him and the respect which he showed for the sincere convictions of others.
joserizal.info /Reflections/religion.htm   (3307 words)

 Jose Rizal, the Social Historian   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rizal was an earnest seeker of truth for truth’s sake and this marked him as a historian.
Rizal spoke with vigor against the subjugation of one nation by another.
Rizal was certainly the finest and most distinguished social historian our race has ever produced.
members.tripod.com /rizalslifewritings/Reflections/social_historian.htm   (2335 words)

 Tek Rizal: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Rizal is an instance to solve refugee problems peacefully despite the exiled life and hardships that people have to face for the last 14 years.
Rizal, the Camp Committee of Beldangi II and III has organized a mass relay hunger strike commencing from today (1st April 2004) at Beldangi camp in which Students Union of Bhutan (SUB) and Shit-Ryo Karate-Do Association of Bhutan (SKAB) are also participating.
Rizal said that his non-violent protest was for the repatriation of the Bhutanese refugees.
www.zoominfo.com /people/rizal_tek_6958153.aspx   (2037 words)

 Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rizal was subsequently arrested, tried, and executed for sedition on December 30, 1896.
Earlier that year, the Katipunan, led by Andrés Bonifacio already started a revolution, which was eventually continued by Emilio Aguinaldo, who established a revolutionary government, although the Spanish governor general Fernando Primo de Rivera proclaimed the revolution was over in May 17, 1897.
José Rizal is the most celebrated ilustrado, a Spanish-speaking reformist visionary whose writings contributed greatly in nurturing a sense of national identity and awareness.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philippines   (3845 words)

 America Magazine Rizal Article
No sooner had Rizal arrived in Madrid for studies in medicine than he was recognized as a leader by the Philippino students at the University of Madrid who were determined to work for reforms in their country.
Rizal was a frequent contributor, answering in incisive language racial slurs by Spanish writers and in lenghty essays bringing his historical knowledge to bear on Philippine questions.
The fact is that Bonifacio's rebel band of common people had idolized Rizal even before his death, using his name as a password in their secret meetings and as a rallying cry in battle.
pages.prodigy.net /manila_girl/rizal/ammag.htm   (2559 words)

 jose rizal national hero philippines
Different biographies shall introduce Rizal in the multifocal perspective of other people and institutions and within the section "Discussion" it shall be tried to light up the significance of Rizal from historical and todays point of view.
The poems of Dr. Jose Rizal take a bigger part in his artistic work and shall be appreciated accordingly.
Rizal, the capacious genius for languages most probably would have been pleased about the circulation of his work in the different universal languages.
www.jose-rizal.eu /indexe.html   (392 words)

 Rizal dd 174
Rizal, a steel, flush-deek destroyer, donated to the United States by resolution of the Philippine legislature, was laid down 26 June 1918 by Union Iron Works, San Francisco Calif.; launched 21 September 1918, sponsored by Mrs.
Calling at Honolulu, Midway, and Guam, Rizal arrived Cavite, Philippine Islands, on 1 May 1920 to assume the duties of flagship of the Mine Detachment Division of the Asiatie Fleet.
Struck from the Navy list on 11 November 19;31, Rizal was dismantled and her materials were sold 25 February 1932 for scrapping in aceordanee with the provisions of the London Treaty for the reduction and limitation of naval armament.
www.multied.com /NAVY/destroyer/dest2/Rizaldd174.html   (314 words)

And it was only when Dr. Rizal was arrested that Bonifacio became dissolutioned and that he decided for himself that truly peaceful means will not work and organized the Katipunan, the day after Dr. Rizal's arrest for an armed resistance.
Just because Dr. Rizal was not a member of the Katipunan does not necessarily mean he had nothing to do with it or influence in it the least bit.
It must be remembered that Rizal's founding of the Liga Filipina was the prime catalyst for the mobilization of the Katipunan led by Andres Bonifacio and other separatists (note that Mabini was present when Rizal initiated the Liga).
alonzo.ourfamily.com /page28.html   (758 words)

 Rizal in America : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rizal of course met or were acquainted with Bonifacio and others in the Katipunan who were involved earlier in the Liga.
Rizal shared this secular humanism with other propagandistas, a humanism whose utopian thrust was tempered by scientific rigor, self-critical distance, and fin-de-siecle disenchantment.
Rizal’s prophetic stance allows him to moralize on the “strongest vices” of “covetousness and ambition,” but somehow his vision can not permit the “traditions” of the “Great American Republic” from being contaminated by the imperialist virus.
sf.indymedia.org /news/2005/10/1720900.php   (4202 words)

 Official Website of Municipality of Rizal, Palawan, Philippines
Though the Municipality is one of the least known among the countless destinations in the Province, it boasts of truly unforgettable sights.
To those who have experienced its largely unspoilt natural and cultural treasures, Rizal is truly worth the visit, again and again.
Rizal is well on its way to become a major area of sustainable growth and development.
www.rizalpalawan.com /index.html   (225 words)

 Jose Rizal Filipino Patriot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jose Rizal was a native of the island of Luzon, of which Manila is the capital.
Rizal was a profound student of anthropology and ethnology.
Before he died Rizal wrote a poem which was his dying message to his native land.
www.boondocksnet.com /ai/ailtexts/rizal_hsb.html   (2146 words)

 RIZAL IN THE U.S.A. : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rizal himself is the spirit of contradiction, a soul that dreads the revolution, although deep within himself he consummately desires it….
Rizal was sensitive to the discrimination shown to African Americans, but not to the indigenous folk that he would soon notice a year after, this time as part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show in the Paris Universal Exposition of May1889.
Thus Rizal’s (and other propagandista’s) temporary identification with the “plumed warriors” cannot be understood without this deeply implanted romanticizing framework of mind or sensibility which can mobilize energies for self-emancipation or self-denegation, depending on the political program which it advances.
sf.indymedia.org /news/2005/12/1723452.php   (6432 words)

 Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University
The mission of the Rizal Library is to provideinformation services to the Loyola Schools community to enable them to achieve excellence in carrying out their research, teaching and community service functions as Catholic, Filipino and Jesuit University.
The Rizal Library carries out this function by selecting, collecting, organizing and servicing its book, serials, audio-visual, and special collections and by providing document delivery and referral services.
RIZAL LIBRARY as Outstanding Library of the Year for 2006 by the Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL).
rizal.lib.admu.edu.ph   (171 words)

 USN Ships--USS RIZAL (DD-174/DM-14)
USS Rizal, a 1060-ton Wickes class destroyer donated to the United States by the Philippine legislature, was built at San Francisco, California.
Rizal, the majority of whose crew were Filipinos, thereafter served in the Far East, visiting ports in Japan, China, the Philippines and Guam during the 1920s.
Rizal decommissioned in August 1931 and was subsequently scrapped.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-r/dd174.htm   (203 words)

 3rd World Hero: Rizal and Colonial Clerical Power Through the Lens of Philippine Third Cinema
In Diaz-Abaya’s film, Rizal is the prodigal son who returns to the colonial Catholic religion of his oppressors and renounces the very works that “served to restore dignity, self respect, pride, and patriotism among the Filipinos”.
Rizal had been canonized as a saint by folk religion, memorialised in the one-peso Philippine coin, and revered as a demi-god by filmmakers and historians.
Rizal’s mistress, Josephine Bracken, insists that Rizal married her in Catholic rites, thus, indirectly confirming the retraction.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/05/36/3rd_world_hero.html   (5318 words)

Francisco Mercado, their father, picked Rizal, for "ricial" or grain or rice which is the staple food of the Filipino people and that it was appropriate as they were famers/land owners.
However, when Jose Rizal was executed, the whole family started using the last name "Rizal" as a protest and as a symbol signifying love for freedom is immortal and could not be "killed".
Everywhere there is a story of Rizal, is the story of the mother who tought him at an early age and had been the first teacher for all of her children's primary grades.
alonzo.ourfamily.com /page14.html   (585 words)

 Manifesto to Certain Filipinos (Rizal's disavowal of the Revolution)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It might be argued that the ideas expressed in the “Manifesto” by Rizal bear resemblance to a theme in the novel, El Filibusterismo.
His disavowal of the Katipunan and the Philippine revolution against Spain have led some to assert that José Rizal does not deserve to be the national hero of the Philippines.
Others, considering the entirety of Rizal’s life and writings consider that he who inspired Andres Bonifacio to found the Katipunan, is a hero also one dedicated to bring about the liberties which both championed but in different ways.
rizalslifewritings.tripod.com /Writings/Other/manifesto.htm   (712 words)

 Amazon.com: Jose Rizal: Life, works, and writings of a genuis, writer, scientist, and national hero: Books: Gregorio F ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anything that Rizal ever possessed is God-given, and he rarely makes mistakes, and if reported, the author is quick to make lame excuses as to why he was wrong, or was unsuccessful (he would make a good Christian apologist, IMO).
Maybe Zaide should have read Joseph Campbell to see the numerous mythological motifs his portrait of Rizal has, and maybe, just maybe, he would be skeptical of even a few of the things he read about the Great Hero.
Jose Rizal studies is in a stagnant condition, and that is quite a shame.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/9710805207?v=glance   (1033 words)

 Rizal Library - History
It was named Rizal Library in honor of the Philippines' foremost hero and Ateneo alumnus, Dr. Jose P. Rizal.
The Rizal Library has already managed to computerize its operations and is forming a network with the libraries of other universities to provide students with a wide range of research.
The Rizal Library Board was created in 1997 as the chief advisory body to the Dean of School of Arts and Sciences on all matters pertaining to the Rizal Library.
rizal.lib.admu.edu.ph /history.html   (610 words)

 Knights of Rizal - Our Goals
The history of the Order of the Knights of Rizal goes back to December 30, 1911 when Colonel Antonio C. Torres organized a group of men from different walks of life for the purpose of commemorating, in a fitting manner, the execution and martyrdom of our foremost national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal.
During Rizal Day celebrations, the group would be seen conspicuously on horseback, reminiscent of the knights of old known for their chivalry and exemplary life.
In the lower house, Congressman Manuel Zosa of Cebu was the principal sponsor of the measure.
www.knights-of-rizal.com /history.html   (311 words)

 Rizal's Heritage Trail in Switzerland
Rizal was very familiar with the heroic exploits of William Tell, the greatest legendary hero of Switzerland.
It should be recalled that during his sojourn in Germany, Rizal had translated into Tagalog language Schiller’s William Tell, a historical drama which deals with the Swiss struggle for justice, unity and freedom from foreign domination.
Rizal was indeed fascinated by the colorful history of Switzerland.
www.knights-of-rizal-bonn.info /Rizal-in-Switzerland/Swiss.htm   (896 words)

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