Jose Rizal
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Born: June 19, 1861

Died: December 30, 1896 (aged 35)

Nationality: Filipino

Occupation: Writer

Bio: José Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonzo Realonda , was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reform in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is regarded as the foremost Filipino patriot and is listed as one of the national heroes of the Philippines by the National Heroes Committee.

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Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.

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