National Heroes Day

2,034 views

Published on

The heroes who sacrificed their lives for the country

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,034
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
20
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

National Heroes Day

  1. 1. National Heroes Day<br />The Filipino heroes who sacrificed their lives for the country<br />
  2. 2. Lapu-Lapu<br />Lapu-Lapu (1491–1542) was the datu of Mactan, an island in the Visayas in the Philippines, who is known as the first native of the archipelago to have resisted Spanish colonization. He is now regarded as the first Filipino hero.<br />
  3. 3. EfrenPeñaflorida<br />Efren Geronimo Peñaflorida Jr. (born March 5, 1981) is a teacher and social worker in the Philippines. He is the founder and head of the Dynamic Teen Comp<br />any, which offers Filipino youth an alternative to street gangs through education, recreating school settings in unconventional locations such as cemeteries and trash dumps.<br />In March 2009, Peñaflorida was featured as a CNN Hero as part of the news network's program to honor individuals who make extraordinary contributions to help others.<br />
  4. 4. San Lorenzo Ruiz<br />Saint Lorenzo Ruiz (c. 1600 – September 29, 1637), aka San Lorenzo de Manila, is the first Filipino saint (protomartyr) venerated in the Roman Catholic Church. He was martyred during persecution of Japanese Christians under the Tokugawa Shogunate in the 17th century.<br />
  5. 5. Dr. Jose Rizal<br />Dr. José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda(June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896, Bagumbayan), was a Filipino polymath, patriot and the most prominent advocate for reforms in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He is considered a national hero for the Philippine and the anniversary of Rizal's death is commemorated as a Philippine Holiday called Rizal Day. Rizal's 1896 military trial and execution made him a martyr of the Philippine Revolution.<br />

×