José Rizal Monument

José Rizal Monument (HM1781)

Location: Calamba, Calabarzon Laguna
Country: Philippines

N 14° 12.588', E 121° 9.558'

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Panel 1: (Text in Tagalog/Pilipino:)
José Rizal (1861-1896)

Pambansang Bayani ng Pilipinas, doctor, agrimensor, dalubwika, manunulat, makata, eskultor at pintor. Isinilang sa Calamba, Laguna, 19 Hunyo 1861. May-akda ng Noli Me Tangere (1887) at El Filibusterismo (1887), mga nobelang higit pang nagpaalab sa mga Filipino na maghimagsik laban sa Espanya. Dinakip at ipinatapon sa Dapitan, hilagang Mindanao, 6 Hulyo 1892. Nagboluntaryo bilang manggagamot ng puwersang Espanyol sa Cuba, 1896, ngunit muling dinakip habang patungong Espanya sa bingtang na rebelyon. Binaril sa Bagumbayan (ngayo'y liwasang Rizal), Maynila, 30 Disyembre 1896. Patuloy na inspirasyon para sa kalayaan at pagkabansang Filipino.
Panel 1: English translation
National hero of the Philippines, physician, surveyor, linguist, writer, poet, sculptor and painter. Born in Calamba, Laguna on 19 June 1861. Author of Noli Me Tangare (1887) and El Filibusterismo (1891), novels that incited the Filipinos' uprising against Spain. Arrested and exiled in Dapitan, southern Mindanao on 6 July 1892. Volunteered as a physician with Spanish forces in Cuba, 1896 but was arrested again en route to Spain on charges of rebellion. Executed at Bagumbaya (now Rizal Park), Manila on 30 Dec 1896. Remains an inspiration for Philippine independence and nationalism.
Panel 2:
A Tribute to the Greatest Filipino
a Calambeño
Dr. José P. Rizal

Whose life and works sparked the fight for freedom
"I wish to show those who deny us patriotism that we
know how to die for our country and convictions"
Erected under the leadership of
Mayor Joaquin M. Chipeco, Jr.
with the support of the PEOPLE OF CALAMBA
to perpetuate his legacy of patriotism and nationalism
for the world to know and
for the future generation to treasure and emulate
Inaugurated by
HIS EXCELLENCY
PRESIDENT BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
on
June 19, 2011
150th Birth Anniversary Celebration
Dr. Jose P. Rizal

Seal of Laguna Province: Lungsod ng Calamba Laguna 1742-2001
Details
HM NumberHM1781
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByNational Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)51P E 301372 N 1571712
Decimal Degrees14.20980000, 121.15930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 12.588', E 121° 9.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 12' 35.2800" N, 121° 9' 33.4800" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near JP Rizal Street, Calamba Calabarzon , PH
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