Andres de Castro Bonifacio

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Andres de Castro Bonifacio

Birthplace: Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Death: Died in Maragondon, CALABARZON, Philippines
Cause of death: Executed
Immediate Family:

Son of Santiago Bonifacio and Catalina de Castro
Husband of Monica Bonifacio and Gregoria Francisco de Jesus
Father of Andres de Jesus Bonifacio
Brother of Procopio de Castro Bonifacio; Espiridiona Bonifacio; Ciriaco de Castro Bonifacio; Troadio de Castro Bonifacio and Maxima de Castro Bonifacio

Managed by: Roderick Alain Alvarez
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About Andres de Castro Bonifacio

Andres Bonifacio was a Filipino nationalist and revolutionary. He worked as a warehouseman (bodeguero) of Fressel y Cia, a German-owned cement, brick and tile company on Calle Nueva, Binondo. He also made a living as a walking cane maker, a calligrapher and an clerk with Fleming & Co, a British trading company. He was made a Mason in Taliba Lodge No. 165 in 1892, and carried the name“Sinukuan”. As a member of Liga Filipina, he was called “Sandakan”.

He was one of the founders and later the supreme leader of the Katipunan movement which sought the independence of the Philippines from Spanish colonial rule and started the Philippine Revolution.


  • "Andres Bonifacio". The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines. Date published: 2012. Date accessed: 13 Feb 2013.
  • "Andres Bonifacio". Date published: 8 February 2013. Date accessed: 13 Feb 2013.
  • Sagmit et al. "The Filipino Moving Onward". Manila: Rex Bookstore, Inc, 2007. Page 149. Date accessed: 13 Feb 2013.
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Andres de Castro Bonifacio's Timeline

November 30, 1863
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
March 1893
Age 29
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Age 32
May 10, 1897
Age 33
Maragondon, CALABARZON, Philippines