CROSSWORD PUZZLE: How well do you know Jose Rizal?

Sarah Jayne Olan

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CROSSWORD PUZZLE: How well do you know Jose Rizal?
It's a day to commemorate the life and works of Dr Jose Rizal, but how familiar are you with the Philippine national hero?

MANILA, Philippines – December 30 this year marks the 118th death anniversary of the Philippines’ national hero, Dr Jose Rizal.

As a child, Rizal already showed exceptional intelligence and skills. He also developed his devotion to country at a young age – he wrote a poem about love for one’s language when he was 8 years old.

He played a significant role in awakening nationalism among Filipinos through his works that exposed the country’s flawed system and oppression under Spanish rule.

How familiar are you with the life of the country’s most celebrated hero? Solve the crossword puzzle below and see how well you know Rizal.

Crossword puzzle (Puzzle Me) by Amuse Labs

Sources: JoseRizal.Ph website,


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