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.