10 of the Most Popular Stories About Jose Rizal

How well do you know our national hero?
by Mara Agner   |  Dec 30, 2016
Image: Summit Books Art: Naomi Torrecampo
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Much has been said about our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal—from the brilliant to the downright dumb—so in honor of Rizal Day, we listed 10 of the most popular trivia about him.

10. He was never really a licensed doctor.

9. He was a well-traveled man.

8. He mastered 22 languages.

7. He once won the lottery.

6. He was always ahead on his class.

5. He was small for his age when he was young.

4. He was gay.

3. He was against the revolution.

2. He was a playboy.

1. He was Adolf Hitler's father.

To know if these popular stories about our national hero are true or not, you have to read the details in Summit Books' The Best of Ang Pinaka, a book based on GMA's award-winning info-tainment show. It's available in all leading bookstores for only P250.

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