Apolinario Mabini

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Birthday
23, 1864
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
May 13, 1903 (38)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1864
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
May 13, 1903 (38)

About

In 1899, this Katipunan revolutionary organization leader became the Philippines' first Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs under the dictatorial presidency of Emilio Aguinaldo.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree from the Colegio de San Juan de Letran, he received a law degree from the University of Santo Tomas.

Trivia

Just before the start of the Philippine revolution, he became paralyzed as a result of polio.

Family Life

He was born in Talaga, Philippines (then the Spanish East Indies), to a peasant father named Inocencio Mabini and a street vendor mother named Dionisia Maranan. He grew up with one older and six younger siblings.

Associated With

He and Jose Laurel, born three decades apart, were both Filipino governmental leaders.