Philippines History 1867

7th March 1867

Tomas Alup Remigio was born in Sampaloc, Manila

Tomas was born in Sampaloc, Manila; he was a co-founder of the  KKK ( no not the Ku Klux Klan) meaning “Highest and Most Honorable Society of the Children of the Nation”) he worked with Bonifacio, Plata and Diwa, as well as a famous, pro-Filipino writer and playwright. He was also an appointed auxiliary justice of the peace for Lucena.

Remigio's best known work, Malaya, was considered of the of finest nationalist play written during American Period.

During Spanish Period, he joined the La Liga Filipina and the Katipunan, hence in 1896 was arrested and deported to Spain. Upon his return to the Philippines in 1899, he continued writing plays like, Mga Santong Tao, Ang Huweteng, and Luha ng Ina.

He died on August 1,1916 at the age of 49.

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