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5.15.2007

Gregoria de Jesus



Gregoria de Jesus

  • 1st Filipina to to translate or decipher the alphabet of the Katipunan in code
  • "Mother of the Philippine Revolution"

QUOTE
"Some of my important experiences during the Revolution are as follows: I had no fear of facing danger, not even death itself, whenever I accompanied the soldiers in the battle, impelled as I was then by no other desire than to see unfurled the flag of an independent Philippines, and I was present in and witnessed many encounters.


ALIAS
"Aling Oriang"
"Lakambini" (muse)


DATE OF BIRTH
May 15, 1875

BIRTHPLACE
Caloocan, Rizal, Philippines


FATHER: Nicolas de Jesus
MOTHER: Baltazara Alvarez Francisco


1st HUSBAND: Andrés Bonifacio
SON: Andrés

2nd HUSBAND: Julio Nakpil
CHILDREN: Juana, Lucia, Juan, Julia, Francisca, Josefina, Mercedes and Caridad


YEAR OF DEATH
March 15, 1943



USEFUL LINKS

Autobiography of Gregoria de Jesus: The Katipunera
Gregoria de Jesus on Wikipedia
Hero of the Philippine Revolution: Gregoria de Jesus


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