Andres de Castro Bonifacio (1863 - 1897) MP

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

Reference:

  • "Andres Bonifacio". The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines. http://www.grandlodgephils.org.ph/2012/?page_id=313. Date published: 2012. Date accessed: 13 Feb 2013.
  • "Andres Bonifacio". Wikipedia.org. http://bit.ly/VfIhTP. Date published: 8 February 2013. Date accessed: 13 Feb 2013.
  • Sagmit et al. "The Filipino Moving Onward". Manila: Rex Bookstore, Inc, 2007. Page 149. http://bit.ly/Y8FqJ1. Date accessed: 13 Feb 2013.
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Andres Bonifacio's Timeline

1863
November 30, 1863
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
1893
March, 1893
Age 29
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
1896
1896
Age 32
1897
May 10, 1897
Age 33
Maragondon, CALABARZON, Philippines
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