Jose Rizal

Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado
Philippine National Hero
author of Noli Me Tangere and La Solidaridad
founder of the La Liga Filipina,
born June 19, 1861 in Calamba, Laguna
Seventh child of Francisco Engracio Rizal Mercado y Alejandro,
and Teodora Morales Alonzo Realonda y Quintos
died December 30, 1896 at Bagumbayan
(now Luneta);
execution by musketry