Who is the father of Philippine journalism?
SECTION 1. August 30 of every year is hereby declared as “National Press Freedom Day” in honor of Marcelo H. Del Pilar, the father of Philippine Journalism, who wrote under the pen name “Plaridel”, and who was born on August 30, 1850. DISE OF REPRESENTAT SECTION 2.
Who is the leader of Propaganda Movement?
López Jaena, Rizal, and journalist Marcelo del Pilar emerged as the three leading figures of the Propaganda Movement, and magazines, poetry, and pamphleteering flourished.
What was the role of General Gregorio del Pilar to the Philippine government during the Filipino American war?
He joined the war efforts and distinguished himself as a field commander and was given the nickname “Boy General.” He was appointed leader of a section of the revolutionary forces in Nueva Ecija and Bulacan. He won against the Spanish forces in Bulacan and went on to assist the other troops who were battling at Manila.