Jose Rizal Height
How tall was Jose Rizal?
Did you know?
Historian and journalist Ambeth Ocampo discovered that Dr. Jose Rizal had a height of 161 cm or 5’3″ ft!
This is after he found this information in one of our National Hero’s notebooks when he was only 19 years old.
According to Ocampo, in one of Rizal’s notebooks, the words, “Jose Rizal de 19 años dias 1 metro 61 centimetres de” are written in Spanish or in the Filipino language, “Jose Rizal, 19 years old, 1 meter 61 centimeters de the height.”
On this 162nd birthday of our National Hero, let’s look back on the colorful life of Gat Jose Rizal.
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