Gen. Artemio Ricarte
- 1st Filipino Captain General of the Philippine Revolutionary Army, the Katipunan
- 1st Filipino commanding general of the Philippine Army (1897)
- "Father of the Philippine Army"
"I cannot take refuge in Japan at this critical moment when my people are in direct distress. I will stay in my motherland to the last."
DATE OF BIRTH
October 20, 1866
Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
FATHER: Faustino Ricarte
MOTHER: Bonifacia Garcia
YEAR OF DEATH
July 31, 1945
USEFUL LINKSLineage of the Philippine Army Commanding Generals
About the Army: The Battle of Mactan
Philippine Army 109th Anniversary
General Ricarte Park