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5.28.2006

Diego Silang




Diego Silang
AKA Diego Andaya Silang


  • 1st Filipino liberator of the Ilocos (1762)



DATE OF BIRTH
December 16, 1730

BIRTHPLACE
Aringay, La Union, Philippines

FATHER: Miguel Silang
MOTHER: Nicolasa Delos Santos

WIFE: Josefa Gabriela


YEAR OF DEATH
May 28, 1763


USEFUL LINKS

Cultural Heritage: Diego Silang
Diego Silang: Liberator of the Ilocos
Heritage City of Vigan - Revolts and Social Unrest


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