Saturday, November 26, 2011

Gat Andres Bonifacio

Andrés Bonifacio y de Castro (November 30, 1863 – May 10, 1897) was a Filipino nationalist and revolutionary. He was one of a founder and later the supreme leader of the Katipunan movement which sought the independence of the Philippines from Spanish colonial rule and started the Philippine Revolution.[2][3] He is considered a de facto national hero of the Philippines.[4] Bonifacio is also considered by some Filipino historians to be the first president of the Philippines, but he is not officially recognized as such.[5][6]

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