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Sunday, May 22, 2011

70 Interesting Facts About General Antonio Luna: Founder of Philippines’ First Military Academy

70 Interesting Facts About General Antonio Luna: Founder of Philippines’ First Military Academy

Here's along list of historically significant facts about one of the most popular and ablest Filipino generals during the Filipino-American War.

General Antonio N. Luna is one of the most notable revolutionary generals during the Philippine-American War that broke out in the last part of the 19th century and lasted up to the early part of the 20th century. He is one of the most popular Philippine heroes. 

1.) Antonio Luna y Novicio was born on October 29, 1866 in Binondo, Manila.
2.) Luna was the youngest of 7 children of Joaquin Luna and Laureana Novicio
3.) He is the younger brother of the famous Filipino painter Juan Luna who is known for his masterpiece Spoliarium. 



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