Sunday, February 26, 2012


1893 - Andres Bonifacio y de Castro, co-founder of the Kataastaasang, Kagalanggalangang Katipunan nang manga Anak nang Bayan (KKK), the secret society aimed at toppling Spanish colonial rule on the Philippine islands, enjoins all the district heads to collect the required fees from all member Katipuneros in the earliest possible time, with the collection to be sent to the KKK treasurer; the Katipunan was officially founded by Bonifacio and other radically inclined leaders in July 1892 after foremost reformist patriot Jose Mercado Rizal was arrested by the colonial authorities; the KKK will transform itself into a revolutionary government just before the launch of the Himagsikan in about three and a half years; Bonifacio, then the fiscal and comptroller of the KKK, will rise to be Katipunan Supremo, be instrumental in enlarging KKK membership, and will lead the Filipinos in the initial phase of the valiant Revolution against Spain.

1 comment:

philtrvia01 said...

Bonifacio has a very important role why we Filipino obtain our freedom. yes it is an act of violence, yet a way for our freedom.

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