Dr.Jose Rizal’s El Filibusterismo

On this day, Dr.Jose Rizal’s El Filibusterismo was printed in Ghent, Belgium on  Sept.18, 1891.

Also known as “The Reign of Greed,” the novel was dedicated in memory of the executed priests Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora known as the “Gomburza.”

Dr.Jose Rizal’s El Filibusterismo | Image Credit: @DFAPHL

Written in Spanish, the novel inspired the people of the Philippines to revolt against
Spain, culminating in the Philippine Revolution of 1896.

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