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We young Filipinos are trying to make over a nation and must not halt in our march, but from time to time turn our gaze upon our elders. We shall wish to read in their countenances approval of our actions.

 
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Jose Rizal
Jose Rizal
  • Born: June 19, 1861
  • Died: December 30, 1896
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Profession: Writer

José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Realonda, widely known as José Rizal , was a Filipino nationalist and polymath during the tail end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal became a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain.

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