Antonio Luna

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Luna, Antonio


Born Oct. 29, 1866, in Manila; died June 5, 1899, in Cabanatuan. Leader of the Philippine national liberation movement.

With the start of the American-Philippine War of 1899-1901, Luna was appointed commander in chief, and in May 1899 he was appointed assistant minister of war. He favored resolute struggle against the occupation, ordering the arrest of the ministers who supported compromise with the USA. He was killed by the bodyguards of President E. Aguinaldo who later falsely charged Luna of intending to “usurp power.”


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Lorenzana's paintings of Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio, Apolinario Mabini, and Antonio Luna were all composed from old photographs that have since become iconic images, fossilized into permanence by way of monuments, paper bills, coins, and commemorations.
the San Roque Parish witnessed the nation's struggle to attain its freedom as it served as one of staging camps in 1899 by General Antonio Luna in fighting the American soldiers during the Filipino-American war, the Liberal Party lawmaker said.
Manila: The BSP said the new limited edition 10-Piso commemorative circulation coin for the 150th birth anniversary of Philippine hero General Antonio Luna will be available at BSP Offices and Branches for withdrawal of authorized agent banks.
The House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill 6525 seeking to establish a Special Defense Economic Zone (SpeDEZ) inside the government arsenal industrial estate in Camp General Antonio Luna in Limay, Bataan.
Antonio Luna, the brilliant and brusque strategist whose command of troops in the Philippine-American War (1899-1902) was cut short by betrayal from within his own ranks.
Villa are determined not to make the same mistakes of the past when the likes of Antonio Luna, Aleksandar Tonev and Nicklas Helenius all flopped.
Joe Bennett, Antonio Luna and Aly Cissokho are the most recent players who have failed to shine in that area.
Earlier the club confirmed the departure of defender Antonio Luna to Spanish club Eibar.
He lost his place to Antonio Luna last season before the pair were axed when Ryan Bertrand was brought in on loan in January.
One player who is on his way out of Villa Park is Antonio Luna, who has moved to Hellas Verona on loan with the Serie A side having an option to buy the full-back at the end of the deal.
The 24-yearold's ineligibility opens the door to Joe Bennett or Antonio Luna.
3 in 52 minutes after Antonio Luna gifted him possession.