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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dr. Jose Rizal: National Hero of Phippines

A poet, doctor, engineer, novelist and speaks a multitude of languages:  Dr Jose Rizal.  He wrote the novel, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, which defends the rights of the oppressed Filipinos during the Spanish colonisation of the Philippines.

He died as a martyr leaving an outstanding poem, Mi Ultimo Adios or My Last Farewell as translated in English.

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