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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Most Famous Ilocano Religious and Historical Figures (Mga Kilalang Bayaning Ilocano) | Socyberty

Most Famous Ilocano Religious and Historical Figures (Mga Kilalang Bayaning Ilocano) | Socyberty

The figures below are FBIs,"Full Blooded Ilocanos".

Many Ilocanos played a vital role in shaping the history of the Philippines. Here’s a list of popular religious and historical figures of Ilocano blood in Philippine History.

1.) Pedro Almazan

Pedro Almazan was an Ilocano leader from Laoag. He was proclaimed and crowned King of Ilocos and led the First Ilocos Revolt against the Spanish regime in January 1661.

2.) Diego Silang


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Diego Silang, born in Aringay, La Union, was a revolutionary leader who conspired with British forces to overthrow Spanish rule in the northern Philippines and establish an independent Ilocano nation.

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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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