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Leona Josefa Florentino (Florentina)

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Birthplace: Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines
Death: Died in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Place of Burial: Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Marcelo P. Florentino and Isabel Florentino-Florentino
Wife of Elias L. de los Reyes
Mother of Isabelo Florentino de los Reyes and <private> de los Reyes
Sister of <private> Florentino; Petronilo F. Florentino; <private> Florentino; Eleuteria Florentino and Felipa Florentino

Occupation: Writer
Managed by: Private User
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About Leona Florentino

Leona Florentino-de los Reyes was a Filipino poet in the Spanish and Ilocano languages. She is considered as the "Mother of Philippine women's literature". More here: http://bit.ly/fs5iHl.

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Leona is known as the ‘Mother of Philippine Women’s Literature'. Because of her feminist ideals, which were considered radical during her time, Elias separated himself and his son, Isabelo, from her.

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Leona Florentino's Timeline

1849
April 19, 1849
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines
April 22, 1849
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines
1864
July 7, 1864
Age 15
1884
October 4, 1884
Age 35
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines
October 6, 1884
Age 35
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Region, Philippines