Marcela Mariño Agoncillo

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About Marcela Mariño Agoncillo

Marcela Mariño-Agoncillo was a Filipina renowned in Philippine history as the principal seamstress of the first and official flag of the Philippines, gaining her the title of Mother of the Philippine Flag. More here: http://bit.ly/Ixmtt7.


Marcela is known as the 'Mother of the Philippine Flag'. This is because she sewed the flag (in Hong Kong) which was used when General Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed the independence of the Philippines on 12 June 12 1898 in Kawit, Cavite.

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Marcela Mariño Agoncillo's Timeline

1859
June 24, 1859
Taal, Batangas, Calabarzon, Philippines
1946
May 30, 1946
Age 86
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
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