General Antonio Luna quick profile

This General Antonio Luna short background is based almost entirely from the Malacañang website’s infographic of the feisty general.

Antonio Luna’s work as a general of the military of the Philippines was waged during the occupation of the United States in 1899.

Full name in Spanish: Antonio Luna de San Pedro y Novicio Ancheta
Born
: October 29, 1866
Died: June 5, 1899
Birthplace: Binondo, Manila
Occupation: Pharmacist
Faction: Neutral

Battle statistics

Battles Date Result
 La Loma  February 4, 1899  Defeat
 Caloocan  February 10, 1899 Defeat
 Calumpit  April 25 – 27, 1899 Defeat
 Sto. Tomas  May 4, 1899 Defeat
 Malolos  March 29 – 30, 1899 Defeat

 

An Ilocano born in Binondo, Manila on October 29, 1866. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ateneo Municipal de Manila.  Took up Literature and Chemistry in the Universidad de Santo Tomas, and later earned a doctorate in Pharmacy at the Universidad Central de Madrid.

While in Spain, he became a part of the propaganda movement and wrote for the La Solidaridad under the pen name “Taga ilog”.

He later established a separate patriotic newspaper, the La Independecia. He strongly advocated for independence from Spain.

On June 5, 1899, he was attacked and killed by Capt. Pedro Janolino and his men in Nueva Ecija.

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