Francisco Alejandro Mercado

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About Francisco Alejandro Mercado

Francisco Mercado was only eight years old when his father died. He attended the Latin school in Biñan where his sons would later matriculate. He also attended the Colegio de San Jose in Manila where he studied Latin and Philosophy.

He was described by Rafael Palma: "He was 40, of solid shoulders, strong constitution, rather tall than short, of serious and reflective mien, with prominent forehead and large dark eyes. A pure Filipino."

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Sources:

  • Craig, Austin. "Lineage, Life and Labors of Jose Rizal". Manila: Philippine Education Company, 1913. http://bit.ly/N3Y6X7
  • "The Mercado-Rizal Family." Jose Rizal Ph. http://www.joserizal.ph/fm01.html
  • Palma, Rafael. "The Pride of the Malay Race". Michigan: Prentice-Hall, 1949.
  • Panlasigui, Isidro. "Dr. Jose Rizal's Chinese Ancestry". Fookien Times Yearbook, September 1953.
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Francisco Alejandro Mercado's Timeline

1818
May 11, 1818
Binan City, CALABARZON, Philippines
1848
1848
Age 29
Calamba City, Laguna, CALABARZON, Philippines
1850
June 4, 1850
Age 32
Calamba City, Laguna, CALABARZON, Philippines
1850
Age 31
1851
May 7, 1851
Age 32
Calamba City, CALABARZON, Philippines
1851
Age 32
1852
October 29, 1852
Age 34
1852
Age 33
1855
1855
Age 36
1855
Age 36