In 1881, he left for Spain to study at the Universidad Central de Madrid. He became a member of the editorial staff of the newspaper España en Filipinas published by the Filipino reformists.

He worked closely with Rizal and Marcelo H. del Pilar to for a committee that will work for the unification of the Filipino groups into one entity under one head.

Back in Cebu in 1891, he became segundo teniente of the Ayuntamiento of Cebu. He was the magistrado suplente in the Audencia de la Criminal in Cebu until the outbreak of the revolution.

After being imprisoned at the Cotta de Cebu, he was sentenced to death by military court. Luckily for him, the ex-minister of the colonies, Segismundo Monet, intervened and Llorente was freed.

A propagandist, he was a member of the editorial staff of España en Filipinas, a newspaper published by the Filipino reformists.

He was also a member of the nationalist society called R.D.L.M which was founded by Jose Rizal in Paris, France.

Date of Birth: May 22, 1863
Place of Birth: Cebu
Date of Death: 1940

Values Exhibited:
  Love for fellowmen

Learning Message:

Ang pagkakaisa ng bayan ay kailangan para makamit ang kapayapaang nagbibigay-daan sa kaunlaran. (Unity in the nation is needed to achieve peace that leads to progress.)

Ang pagmamahal sa bayan ay maipamamalas sa iba't-ibang paraan. (Love of country can be shown in a number of ways.)


He was a chieftain of Samar.

In 1649, he led a revolt that protested against the enlistment of Samarenos from Samar for the Cavite dockyards, where galleons and war vessels were built.

In 1650, the revolt was contained when the authorities employed locals to lead the Spanish soldiers to Sumuroy's hide-out in the mountains. Sumuroy was able to escape the attacking forces but was presented to the alcalde mayor.

Date of Birth: unrecorded
Place of Birth: Palapag, Northern Samar
Date of Death: 1650

Values Exhibited:
  Love and respect for others
  Valuing the dignity of personhood

Learning Message:

Ang pagmamalasakit sa kapakanan ng kapuwa ay katumbas na rin ng pagmamahal sa sarili at sa Lumikha. (Concern for others is like love for one's self and love of God.)

Ang pagpapahalaga sa demokrasyang pamunuan ay mabisang gabay sa pandaigdigang kapayapaan. (Valuing democratic leadership is an effective means to world peace.)

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