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Rizal report

  1. 1. The Talents and Skills of JOSÉ P. RIZAL
  2. 2. “His precocity since early boyhood turned into versatility in later years. Being curious and inquisitive, he developed a rare facility of mastering varied talents, skills, subjects and occupations.” Prof. Ferdinand Blumentritt “Versatile genius.” Dr. Camilo Osias
  3. 3. Rizal was a po lym ath, with the ability to master various skills and subject.
  4. 4. Rizal’s Talents and Skills
  5. 5. ACTOR He acted as a character in one of Juan Luna’s paintings and acted in school dramas.
  6. 6. ANTHROPOLOGIST He made researches on the physical and social make up of man. ARCHEOLOGIST Rizal studied monuments and antique currency everywhere he went. He drew most of the monuments he saw.
  7. 7. BOOK LOVER He had a big library and brought many books abroad. A favorite pastime in Madrid. He stayed at home and read until midnight
  8. 8. This the Dao tree where Dr. Jose Rizal himself planted and nurtured. BOTANIST Rizal maintained a garden in Dapitan where he planted and experimented on plants of all kinds.
  9. 9. BUSINESSMAN He had a partner in Dapitan in the Abaca business there (1892-1896). One of his profitable business venture was the hemp industry. Rizal engaged in business in partnership with Ramon Carreon on May 14, 1893, a Dapitan Merchant which has a profitable business ventures in fishing, copra, and hemp industries. He invited his relative Saturnina and Hidalgo to come to Mindanao for some business opportunities.
  10. 10. CHESS PLAYER He played chess and bear several Germans and European friends and acquaintances.
  11. 11. COMMENTATOR Rizal always expresses and publishes his personal opinion. EDUCATOR Rizal taught in his special school in Dapitan.
  12. 12. His exile in Dapitan gave him the opportunity to put into practice his educational ideas. In 1893, he established a school which existed until the end of his exile in July 1896. It began with three pupils and in the course of time the enrollment increased to 16 and later 21. In his letter to Blumentritt on March 13, Rizal said that he had 16 pupils in his school and these pupils did not pay any tuition.
  13. 13. ESSAYIST - Reminiscence of a Student in Manila (his first essay) - The Philippines a Century Hence (prophesied the downfall of Spain in Asia) ETHNOLOGIST - In his travels, Rizal was able to compare different races and he noted the differences.
  14. 14. He became a member of Berlin Ethnological and Anthropological Society while under the patronage of the famous pathologist Rudolf Virchow.
  15. 15. FARMER His total land holdings reached 70 hectares containing 6,000 hemp plants, 1,000 coconut trees, and numerous fruit trees, sugarcane, corn, coffee and cacao. He devoted his time to agriculture and was able to bought about 16 hectares of land in Talisay. There he was able to plant cacao, fruit trees, sugarcane, corn and coconuts.
  16. 16. FENCER He fenced with Europeans and Juan Luna and other friends in Europe. Fencing – a sport practiced at that time only by the Ilustrados Inteligencia
  17. 17. GRAMMARIAN - “Estudios Sobre la Tagala” (a birthday gift for his former instructor, Father Sanchez who visited Rizal in Dapitan) HISTORIAN His annotation of Antonio de Morga’s Sucesos de las Islas Filipinas entitled him as one HORTICULTURIST He experimented on and cultivated plants in Dapitan.
  18. 18. ICHTHYOLOGIST He collected 38 new varieties of fish in Dapitan. JOURNALIST He authored several published articles in Spanish and English. JUDOKA Rizal was the first Filipino and Malay to have practiced and in fact, taught martial arts sport. Jiguro Kano taught him the “Way of Ju” which means the truth of the universe.
  19. 19. INVENTOR - He invented a cigarette lighter, which he called sulpakan, and sent it to Blumentritt in 1887 as a gift. - While in Dapitan, Rizal also invented a wooden machine for making bricks which turned out about 6,000 bricks daily.
  20. 20. MUSICIAN He played the flute and composed pieces of music and cultivated music appreciation.
  21. 21. NOVELIST - Noli Me Tangere - El Filibusterismo OPHTHALMOLOGIST - He graduated in an ophthalmologic college in Spain. -His mother who lost her eyesight in 1887, encouraged him to take advanced training in ophthalmology. -Rizal is famous for this profession -a practicing ophthalmologist and that he was able to cure his own mother’s cataract. Rizal was known to have trained under prominent European ophthalmologists- Otto Becker and Louis de Wecker. He did practice the professional backed in his hometown in Calamba Laguna, while he was in Hong Kong and while in exile at Dapitan.
  22. 22. PAINTER Title: Saturnina Rizal Material: Oil Remarks: Now in Rizal Shrine in Fort Santiago Title: Dapitan church curtains Material: Oil Remarks: Made in Dapitan, 1894
  23. 23. PHILOSOPHER Rizal not only loved wisdom but also regulated his life and enjoyed calmness of the life at all time. PHYSICIAN He treated several patients afflicted not only with eye diseases.
  24. 24. POET Rizal wrote over 35 poems including his famous Mi Ultimo Adios, To The Philippines, Our Mother Tongue, Memories of My town, Hymn to Labor, Kundiman, A Poem That Has No Title, Song of Maria Clara, To the Philippines Youth, To Josephine, Education Gives Luster to the Motherland, To the Virgin Mary, Sa Aking mga Kabata and others.
  25. 25. POLITICIAN Although Rizal did not engage in politics, he exposed the evils of the political activities of the Spaniards in the Philippines through his writing. REVOLUTIONIST Rizal encouraged reforms; discouraged old, impractical usage, and desired new and useful laws to benefit his countrymen. He desired changes for the better.
  26. 26. RHETORICIAN Rizal has always practiced the art of persuasive and impressive speaking and writing. SCIENTIST Rizal’s practice of many sciences here and abroad made him noted scientist. Rizal does loved science and discovery. He was able to explore the rich virgin field of Mindanao and was able to collect great specimens of lizards, insects, bats, snakes etc. which he was able to send in a museum in Europe.
  27. 27. SCULPTOR His works of his father and of Father Guerrico, S. J. typified his sculptural ability.
  28. 28. SHARP SHOOTER SOCIOLOGIST In Rizal’s study of Philippines social problems, he always encouraged and introduced solutions.
  29. 29. TRANSLATOR - Christmas message (Hebrew to Spanish) - William Tell and Andersen Fairy Tales (German to Tagalog) - The Rights of Man (French to Tagalog) - Zend-Avesta (Arabic to Spanish) TRAVELER He traveled around the world three times.
  30. 30. TUBERCULOSIS EXPERT For having cured himself of this disease, he became and was recognized as an expert. UNIVERSALIST Rizal was the product of the very first synthesis between the civilizations of the East and the West. In his person embodied the ideals of the both.
  31. 31. ZOOLOGIST - He was fond of pets. He researched later on their physiology, classification and habits. - A regular contributor of specimens of reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, insects, crustaceans and other invertebrates to the Dresden museum - When he was an exile in Dapitan, he collected different kinds of species of animals. Among there were the Draco Rizali (Wandolleck), a specie of flying dragon; Rachophorous Rizali (Boetger), a hithertho unknown specie of toad; and Apogonia Rizali (Heller), a small beetle, which were later named after him.