In April 1896, Dr. Pio Valenzuela, Emilio Jacinto, Candido Tirona, and brothers Procorpio and Andres Bonifacio, organized a Katipunan branch in Kawit, Cavite. At this time, Procopio headed Tanglaw, one of the two sections of Laong-laan Council.

On May 10, 1897, the 24-year-old Procopio and Andres were executed by forces loyal to General Emilio Aguinaldo.

Date of Birth: 1873
Place of Birth: Manila
Date of Death: May 10, 1897

Values Exhibited:
  Love of family
  Respect for elders

Learning Message:

Hindi hadlang gulang at kahirapan sa pag-ulad. (Age and poverty are not hindrances to attaining progress.)

Ang pagbibigay ay tanda ng paggalang sa nakakatanda. (Giving way is a sign of respect for an elder.)

Ang kasipagan ay susi sa pag-unlad. (Industriousness is a key to progress.)


He was accused of being a spy and was thrown into prison in Cavite City. When he was freed, he joined the revolutionary movement and fought in the battles of Kamansi and Mount Arayat.

He helped write the Constitution of the Philippine Republic at Malolos.

He was named to the Aguinaldo cabinet as secretario de fomento or secretary of development.

He was a co-founder of the Philippine Independent Church.

Date of Birth: August 23, 1848
Place of Birth: San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan
Date of Death: February 6, 1929

Values Exhibited:
  Active participation

Learning Message:

Ang pagkakaisa ng sambayanan ay kailangan para makamtam ang kapayapaan na masusulong ng kaunlaran. (The unity of all citizens is needed to attain peace that will enhance development.)

Ang buong loob na pakikilahok ay kailangan para sa pagtataguyod ng kalayaan. (Commitment is needed to ensure freedom.)

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