José Rizal

1861 - 1896

José Rizal

José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse riˈsal]; June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896) was a Filipino nationalist and polymath during the tail end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. He is tagged as the national hero (pambansang bayani) of the Filipino people. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Rizal has received more than 4,540,610 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 68th most popular social activist.

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  • 66

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS, José Rizal ranks 68 out of 426Before him are Alfred Hermann Fried, Anneliese Michel, Angela Davis, Thomas Cranmer, and Liu Xiaobo. After him are Gabrielle d'Estrées, Witold Pilecki, Sakamoto Ryōma, Buenaventura Durruti, Edmond James de Rothschild, and Antipope Clement III.

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Among people born in 1861, José Rizal ranks 18Before him are Erich von Falkenhayn, Alfred North Whitehead, James Naismith, Halford Mackinder, Aristide Maillol, and Frederick Gowland Hopkins. After him are H. H. Holmes, Maximilian von Spee, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Antoine Bourdelle, and Solomon R. Guggenheim. Among people deceased in 1896, José Rizal ranks 13Before him are August Kekulé, Otto Lilienthal, Hippolyte Fizeau, John Everett Millais, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar. After him are John Langdon Down, H. H. Holmes, Edmond de Goncourt, Ambroise Thomas, Louis-Jules Trochu, and Richard Avenarius.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, José Rizal ranks 5 out of 62Before him are Corazon Aquino (1933), Ferdinand Marcos (1917), Imelda Marcos (1929), and Paulino Alcántara (1896). After him are Lapu-Lapu (1491), Emilio Aguinaldo (1869), Benigno Aquino Jr. (1932), Fidel Ramos (1928), Andrés Bonifacio (1863), Joseph Estrada (1937), and Jose P. Laurel (1891).