Rizal’sLovelife Mae Minguillo Fhemarie Reyes Kathy Sangahin
Segunda Katigbak Born in Lipa, Batangas year 1863. Was 14 yrs.old when he fell inlove for Rizal. Engage to be married to his townmate named Manuel Luz. Rizal come to know Segunda more intimately during his weekly visit La Concordia Collegewhere her sister Olimpia was a bording student. Love at first Sight. Consider Rizal’s first love.
“ Mapupula ang kaniyang pisngi, may kahali-halinang ngiti, at para siyang ada, ang buong katauhan niya’y may di- maipaliwanag na bighani.” – Jose Rizal
Leonor Valenzuela Capitan Juan Valenzuela and Sanday Valenzuela was her parents from Pagsanjan, Laguna. “Orang” was her Petname/Nickname. They were neighboors when Rizal borded inDona Concha Levay’s Intramuros house during his sophomores years in UST. Rizal was only 17 when he loved leonora Valenzuela.
Rizal, the medical student from Calamba, was a welcome visitor in the Valenzuela home, where he was the life of the social parties because of his clever sleight-of-hand tricks. He sent her love letter written in invisible ink. The ink consisted of common table salt and water. The secret of reading any note written in theinvisible ink by heating it over a candle of lamp so that the words may appear.
“ Isa siyang matangkad na dalagangnapakaganda ng tindig.” – Jose Rizal
Leonor Rivera Daughter of Antonio Rivera and Silvestra Bauzon from Camiling, Tarlac.Rivera studied at La Concordia College in Manila. Leonor Rivera Kipping was the Childhood sweetheart. 18 yrs. Old when Rizal loved Leonor. They employed codes in their letters becauseRivera’s mother did not favor Rizal as a suitor for Leonora.
When Rizal returned to the Philippines Leonor wasno longer living in Manila because she and her family had moved back to Dagupan, Pangasinan. Rizal wanted to meet Leonor, and Leonor also wanted to see Rizal, but both were prohibited by their fathers. Leonor met Henry Kipping, a British Engineer. Was Married on June 17, 1890 in Dagupan. Their first child was Carlos Rivera Kipping, Sr. Leonor Rivera died on 28 August 1893 fromcomplications of childbirth, shortly after the birth to her second child.
“Maganda siya, mayumi gaya ng namumukadkad na bulaklak, namay mabubuting mata.” – Jose Rizal
Consuelo Ortiga y PerezDaughter of Don Pablo Ortiga who became Captain under . Carlos Ma. De la Torre. They lived in Madrid, Spain. She loved Consuelo when she was 22.Consuelo was Rizal’s inspiration in writing a poem “ A La Señorita C.O.y.P.” So called “Rebound Girl”. He did not continued courting Consuelo because hewanted to remain loyal to Leonor Rivera and he didnot want to destroy his friendship with Eduardo de Lete who was madly in love with Consuelo.
“Ang kanyang ganda aynakaka-akit.” – Jose Rizal
O-Sei-San (Seiko Usui) Japanese samurai’s daughter taught Rizalthe Japanese art of painting known as Su-Mie. Have an affair when Rizal was 27 yrs. Old while O-Sei-San was just 23. For Rizal she was not just a girlfriend but he was a teacher and a guide. Rizal did not continued his relationship with O-Sei-San because he still had a mission in Philippines.
He leaved Japan by a Belgic Ship. Years past O-Sei-San married AlfredCharlton and named thier son Yuriko.
“Ikaw ang kulay ng kamelya, ang pagkasariwa nito, ang pagiging elegante. O-Sei-San – Sayonara! Sayonara! “ – Jose Rizal
Gertude BeckettWas eldest daughter of Charles Beckett, who owned Primrose Hill House. Rizal stayed in their house when he was in London.Rizal and Gertude became close when Gertude helped Rizal in painting and sculpting.Rizal ended their affair when he decides to go to Paris.
“Siya ay isangdalagang may asul na mga mata,mapupulang pisngiat buhok na kulay- kayumanggi.” – Jose Rizal
Petite JacobyRizal moved to Brussels because of the high cost of living in Paris. In Brussels, he lived in the boarding house and loved Petite Jacoby in just a short time.
Nellie BoustedWhen he arrived at Biarritz the Bousted family welcomed Rizal.Rizal was depressed when he knew about the news about Leonor. And Nellie Bousted gets the attention of Rizal. Antonio Luna court Nellie but in the end the lady refused yhe loved of Antonio for her.
Rizal didn’t marry Nellie because herefused to be a Protestant, and parent of Nelly don’t want Rizal for their daughter.
“ Isa siyangdalagang tunay na matalino, masayahin at matwid.” – Jose Rizal
Josephine Bracken Marie Josephine Leopoldine Bracken was a irish born in Hongkong. George Tauffer(his Godfather) who is blindfairly adopted Josephine when her mother died. Bracken later recommended that her blind adoptive father see Rizal, who was a respected opthalmologistand had practiced in Hong Kong
Josephine accompanied her father to Manila onhis way back home, together with Rizals sister, Narcisa. Rizal applied for marriage but because of his writings and political stance, the local priest, Father Obach, would only agree to the ceremony if Rizal could get a permission from the Bishop of Cebu. Either the Bishop did not write him back or Rizal was not able to mail the letter because of the sudden departure of Mr. Taufer
“Siya aybalingkinitan, may buhok na kulaykastanyas, asul na mga mata,simpleng manamit, at masayahin.” – Jose Rizal