Unknown Filipino Heroes



Here are some Filipino Heroes who are not so famous:

FEDERICO ISABELO ABAYA
He was a member of the Espiritu de Candon, a revolutionary group in Candon, Ilocos Sur.
On March 25, 1998, he led the so called Cry of Candon and drove away the Spaniards from the town. (He then declared the free Republic of Candon.)
He later served in the Philippine Revolutionary Army under Col. Manuel Tinio. He recruited Igorots and led his recruits in the Battle of Caloocan in February, 1899, at the start of the Filipino-American War.
He then became guerilla commander of forces in southern Ilocos under Col. Juan Villamor, where he was later killed by the Americans.
Date of Birth: 1854
Place of Birth: Candon. Ilocos Sur
Date of Death: May 3, 1900

Values Exhibited:
Nationalism
Leadership





VALENTIN DIAZ
He joined the La Liga Filipina residing in Tondo, Maynila. They founded the Katipunan together with former Liga members led by Andres Bonifacio.
He was one of the signatories of the PAct of Biak-na-Bato in 1897. He joined the revolutionaries exiled in Hongkong as one of the conditions set forth by the Pact.
Date of Birth: November 1, 1845
Place of Birth: Paoay, Ilocos Norte
Date of Death: 1916

Values Exhibited:
Unity
Courage
Love of Country



LEONA FLORENTINO
An Ilocano poet in Spanish who gained international recognition when her works were exhibited at the Exposicion General de Filipina sheld in Madrid in 1887 and at the International Exposition in Paris in 1889.
Her works helped Elevate the social and intellectual status of women in the Philippines.
Date of Birth: April 19, 1849
Place of Birth: Vigan, Ilocus Sur
Date of Death: October 4, 1884

Values Exhibited:
Patriotism
Determination