Graciano Lopez Jaena

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Birthday
18, 1856
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Jan 20, 1896 (39)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1856
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Jan 20, 1896 (39)

About

Filipino journalist and revolutionary best remembered for his liberal newspaper, La Solidaridad. He was a founder of the Propaganda Movement, an organization established by Filipino expatriates.

Before Fame

When he was just eighteen years old, he published a work of satirical short fiction entitled "Fray Botod."

Trivia

After dropping out of the University of Valencia's medical school, he pursued a career in journalism.

Family Life

He grew up in the Philippines and later lived in Spain. He died of tuberculosis at the age of thirty nine.

Associated With

He and Jose Rizal were fellow Filipino journalists, revolutionaries, and propagandists.