He was a leading playwright in Ilocano.

He represented Ilocos Sur in the Malolos Congress in 1898 and was a signatory to the Malolos Constitution.

Date of Birth: November 11, 1844
Place of Birth: Vigan, Ilocos Sur
Date of Death: July 5, 1927

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Learning Message:

Ang Pagmamahal sa bayan ay maipapamalas sa iba't ibang paraan. (Love of country may be shown in a number of laws.)


He joined the La Liga Filipina residing in Tondo, Maynila. They founded the Katipunan together with former Liga members led by Andres Bonifacio.

He was one of the signatories of the PAct of Biak-na-Bato in 1897. He joined the revolutionaries exiled in Hongkong as one of the conditions set forth by the Pact.

Date of Birth: November 1, 1845
Place of Birth: Paoay, Ilocos Norte
Date of Death: 1916

Values Exhibited:
  Love of Country

Learning Message:

Kailangan sa pagtatatag ng isang bansang malaya at mabisang pamumuno. (The cooperation of the citizens and effective leadership are needed in setting up a free country.)

Madaling matamo ang tagumpay kung may pagkakaisa. (It is easy to succeed if there is unity.)

May iba't-ibang paraan ng pakikipaglaban para sa bayan. (There are different ways of fighting for one's country.)

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