Andres Bonifacio

Filipino nationalist and revolutionary hero (1863-1897)

General Andres Bonifacio Bonifacio y de Castro and Andres Bonifacio (30 November 1863 – 09 May 1897) was a Filipino resistance movement member, revolutionary, and soldier. He founded the independence group Katipunan. He was the first President of the Philippines Provisional Revolutionary government, serving between 1895 and 1896.

Andrés Bonifacio
President of the Sovereign Tagalog Nation
President of the Philippines (unofficial)
In office
August 24, 1896 – March 22 or May 10, 1897
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Emilio Aguinaldo (as President of Tejeros Revolutionary Government)
Personal details
Andrés Bonifacio y de Castro

(1863-11-30)November 30, 1863[1]
Tondo, Manila,[1] Captaincy General of the Philippines, Spanish Empire
DiedMay 10, 1897(1897-05-10) (aged 33)
Maragondon, Cavite, Captaincy General of the Philippines, Spanish Empire
Cause of deathExecution
Political partyLa Liga Filipina
Spouse(s)Monica (c. 1880–1890, her death)
Gregoria de Jesús (1893–1897, his death)
ChildrenAndrés Bonifacio y de Jesús (born in early 1896, died in infancy)
Military service
Allegiance Katipunan
Years of service1896–1897
Battles/warsPhilippine Revolution

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Keat Gin Ooi (2004). Southeast Asia: A Historical Encyclopedia, from Angkor Wat to East Timor. ABC-CLIO. p. 240. ISBN 978-1-57607-770-2. Archived from the original on May 10, 2016. Retrieved April 9, 2019.

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