Jose Rizal birthday

@agv0419 (3030)
Philippines
June 19, 2009 6:19am CST
Today is Jose Rizal birthday June 19. We have a Rizal subject back in college. I never forgott his birhtday. For me Rizal deserved it he has many achievements and he prove that he can fight the spaniard without using violence with the use of his pen.In your opinion do you think Rizal deserved to be called our National Hero?
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• Philippines
22 Jun 09
Yes, I think so. He had offered his life for our country.
@ana_k31 (74)
• Philippines
21 Jun 09
i have to agree with eichs1 ,. because rizal was not really for the philippines entire freedom, although i think he was thinking of how our country might be run under Filipino rule Yes, Rizal did have many achievements
• Philippines
20 Jun 09
Yes, definitely for he didn't use violence in showing love for our country and he is an epitome of an patriotic person
@online_jon (1478)
• Philippines
20 Jun 09
Good day to you agv0419, well like what you have said. I also agree that Dr.Jose Rizal deserve to be our National Hero because of his unique fighting ability which he only use pen to write a article that makes Filipino to fight and inspired. By the way, Me too I never forgot the Birth day of our National Hero Dr.Jose Rizal, which was June 19. Then last I'm hoping that nowadays there could be a man that is same with Dr.Jose Rizal. Well, that's all the end of my response! Happy mylotting to all of us and God bless us always!
@mimiang (3779)
• Philippines
19 Jun 09
He triggered nationalism through his writings.He was the first one who sacrificed for the country by persevering starvation in Europe to be able to come up with the books that can help open the eyes of the Filipinos on the abuse of colonialism
@kaguvkov (1041)
• Philippines
19 Jun 09
It was Jose Rizal's birthday today,. Jose Rizal is Philippines national hero. He did great things for the Philippine independence. He fought without a sword but by pen. Spaniards feels ashamed of what they did to our country before and they have made a great mistake because right now We stand alone.
@24Champ (465)
19 Jun 09
Actually there is no law that explicitly proclaimed Rizal or any other persons in Philippine history as a "national hero". There was a committee formed in 1995 who recommended nine individuals to be proclaimed as such because of their significant roles in nation building and their historical contributions. However, until now, it is not acted upon due to various considerations. These are the said individuals: (1) Jose Rizal (2) Andres Bonifacio (3) Emilio Aguinaldo (4) Apolinario Mabini (5) Marcelo del Pilar (6) Sultan Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat (7) Juan Luna (8) Melchora Aquino (9) Gabriela Silang Even in the absence of an official proclamation, I would say all these people (except Aguinaldo) are deserving to be honoured as our "national heroes".