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The Philippine Heroes and Saints

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    Manuel Arguilla (1911 - 1944)
    Manuel Estabilla Arguilla was an Ilokano writer in English, patriot, and martyr. He is known for his widely anthologized short story "How My Brother Leon Brought Home a Wife," the main story in the col...
  • Rafael Reyes Roces, Jr. (1912 - 1944)
    Rafael "Liling" Reyes Roces is a Filipino journalist, writer, patriot, World War II spy, hero, and martyr. More here: .
  • Hermano Pule (1815 - 1841)
    Apolinario dela Cruz, popularly known as Hermano Pule , is a Filipino religious leader, founder and leader of Cofradía de San Jose , a religious order exclusive for the natives in the Philippines. He a...
  • Simón Tecson (1861 - 1903)
    marker- revolutionary colonel of the ‘Siege of Baler’Simon Ocampo Tecson [1861-1903] was born on February 5, 1861 in San Miguel de Mayumo now called San Miguel, Bulacan to parents Tiburcio Tecson and P...
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    Teodorico Novicio Luna (deceased)
    Teodorico Novicio Luna was a Filipino revolutionary leader during the revolution started in the Philippines by the Katipunan in 1896. Born in Baler, Luzon Island (Philippines), he was educated in the M...

Every country has a great number of heroes to be proud of. In this page, we look forward that every generation of Filipinos from across the world will continue to remember the great men and women of Philippine history who brought awesome honors and legacies.

We encourage the contributors to post anecdotes and other inspiring stories for each of the Philippine heroes and saints added.