Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Today in Philippine History: Emilio Jacinto Dies at 23

APRIL 16, 1899
Emilio Jacinto (December 15, 1875 - April 16, 1899), the brains of the Katipunan died after contracting malaria. Some accounts however narrate that he was critically wounded in a battle in Majayjay, Laguna that led to his death during the Philippine-American War. This brilliant revolutionary who stood by Andres Bonifacio through thick and thin during the Philippine Revolution and the rivalry issues with the Magdalo faction of Emilio Aguinaldo was only 23.

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