Jose Rizal

Fast Facts about Jose Rizal

Full Name: Dr. José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda

Birthday: June 19, 1861

Birth Place: Calamba, Laguna

Parents: Francisco Mercado & Teodora Alonzo

Siblings: Saturnina Rizal (eldest); Paciano Rizal (2nd); Narcisa Rizal (3rd); Olympia Rizal (4th); Lucia Rizal (5th); Maria Rizal (6th); Concepcion Rizal (8th); Josefa Rizal (9th); Trinidad Rizal (10th); Soledad Rizal (youngest)

Education: studied under the guidance of Justiniano Aquino Cruz in Biñan, Laguna; Ateneo Municpal de Manila; University of Sto. Tomas (Philosophy and Letters & Medicine specializing in Opthalmology); Universidad Central de Madrid (Licentiate in Medicine); University of Paris; University of Heidelberg

Died: December 30, 1896

Notable Works: To My Childhood Companions; Memories of My Town; Through Education Our Motherland Receives Light; To The Filipino Youth; To The Flowers of Heidelberg; Noli Me Tangere: El Filibusterismo; Mi Ultimo Adios