One of the greatest blessings in a country is the have
people who strongly fight and stand up for what they
believe in is right. They are a country's pride - the
heroes. These men and women played a major part in
ensuing the freedom of the Philippines.
The Philippine heroes are the people that have fought
for freedom and independence or to fight back against
oppression. Many of the Philippine heroes were
revolutionaries in fight for independence against the
colonizers. There are also those that have fought to
uphold freedom and independence.
List of Philippine
Dr. Jose Rizal - The
Andres Bonifacio - The Great Plebian and Father of the
General Gregorio del Pilar - Hero of the Battle of Tirad
General Emilio Aguinaldo - President of the First
Apolinario Mabini - Sublime Paralytic and Brains of the
Teodora Alonzo y Realonda - Mother and first
teacher of Jose Rizal.
Mariano Gomez - One of the Priest of GOMBURZA.
y Dizon - Brains of the Katipunan.
Cayetano Arellano - First Chief Justice of
the Supreme Court
Father Jacinto Zamora - One of the three
martyr priests, the GOMBURZA.
GOMBURZA - Martyred Priests of 1872.
Trece Martirez - 13 Martyrs from Cavite.
General Antonio Luna - Cofounder of La Independencia.
Melchora Aquino (Tandang Sora) - Mother of Balintawak.
Graciano Lopez-Jaena - Greatest Filipino Orator of the
Panday Pira - First Filipino Cannon-maker.
Mariano Ponce - Propagandist, Historian, Diplomat And
Managing Editor of La Solidaridad.
Gregoria de Jesus - Lakambini of Katipunan and Wife of
Vicente Lim - Brigadier General who was
executed by the Japanese Imperial Army.
Fernando Ma. Guerrero - Poet of the Revolution.
Jose Abad Santos y Basco - 5th Chief Justice
of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
Felipe Agoncillo - Outstanding Diplomat of the First
Balagtas y Dela Cruz - Prince of Tagalog Poets.
Rafael Palma - Cofounder of La Independencia and First
UP president .
Juan Luna - Greatest
and Famous Filipino Painter.
Marcelo H. Del Pilar - Greatest Journalist and Moving
Spirit of the Propaganda Movement.
Leona Florentino - First Filipino Poetess(from Ilocos
Pedro Paterno - Peacemaker of the Revolution.
Jose Apolonio Burgos - youngest priest of the
Isabelo delos Reyes - Founder of Philippine Socialism.
Artemio Ricarte - Revolutionary General, known as
Malvar y Carpio - Last Filipino general who
surrendered to the Americans.
Jose Palma - Wrote the Spanish Lyrics of the Philippine
Felipe Calderon - Drafted the Malolos
Lakandola - Chief of Tondo, Friendly to the Spaniards.
Rajah Soliman - The Last Rajah of Manila.
Leonor Rivera - Cousin and Fiancee of Jose Rizal.
Pinpin - Prince of Filipino Printers.
Marcela Mariņo Agoncillo - Maker of the First Filipino
Galicano Apacible - One of the Founders of Katipunan.
Jose Ma. Panganiban - Bicolandia's Greatest Contribution
to the Historic Campaign for Reforms.
Baltazar Silang - Leader of the Ilocano Revolt.
Maria Josefa Gabriela Silang
- First Filipino woman to lead a revolt against Spanish
Lapu-Lapu - Chieftain of Mactan Who Killed Magellan.
First Filipino Hero.
Francisco Dagohoy - Leader of the Longest Revolt in
Epifanio delos Santos - A Man of Many Talents; the
Former Highway 54 is Now Named After him (EDSA).
Teresa Magbanua - First Woman Fighter in Panay. Visayan
Joan of Arc.
Trinidad Tecson - Mother of Biak-na-Bato.
Agueda Esteban - Wife of Artemio Ricarte Who Carried
Secret Messages About Spanish Troops.
Marina Dizon - Daughter of One of the Trece Martirez.
General Francisco Makabulos - Leader of the Revolt in
Julian Felipe - Composer of the Philippine National