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 (rĭ-zäl′, rē-säl′), José 1861-1896.
Philippine reformer and writer. Exiled (1892-1896) for his political novels, he was later arrested and executed for sedition. His death helped fuel an insurrection against Spanish rule (1896-1898).
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(Spanish riˈθal)
(Placename) another name for Pasay


(Spanish riˈθal)
(Biography) José (xoˈse). 1861–96, Philippine nationalist, executed by the Spanish during the Philippine revolution of 1896
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(riˈzɑl, -ˈsɑl)

José, 1861–96, Philippine patriot, novelist, poet, and physician.
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Two certificates of honor that Jose Rizal received as a high school student at the Ateneo Municipal will be offered for bidding by Leon Gallery during its Magnificent September Auction on Sept.
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MANILA, Philippines Jose Rizal remains to be the foremost young Filipino citizen, the consummate hero, the paramount model for all Filipinos.
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Ateneo de Davao University will play next to University of Asia and the Pacific of Manila, Rizal Memorial Colleges and University of Mindanao.
Malacanang urged Filipinos to emulate the patriotism of Jose Rizal and stir a change "in these challenging and crucial times." In a statement, Palace spokesman Salvador Panelo said it was about time modern-day heroes emerged.
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Felipe M de Leon Jr, Chairman of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts of the Philippines, at the inauguration of Sentro Rizal at the Philippine Embassy Doha on Tuesday.
30, 2012) President Benigno Aquino III on Sunday led solemn activities to mark the 116th anniversary of the martyrdom of National Hero Jose Rizal whose death become a beacon for Filipinos to launch a revolution versus colonial Spain.
Summary: In Rizal Park in the Philippines' capital of Manila stands the mausoleum and monument of one of the least likely national heroes one could imagine.