•At the age of 3, he began to take part in the family prayers. This prince in Borneo was an autistic brother … Adolf Rizal (and his Half Brother, Rizal Zedong) by Manuel L. Quezon III Here is the craziest thing I’ve heard (and I’ve heard it more than once, at parties): Adolf Hitler was really the illegitimate son of Jose Rizal. Saturnina Rizal (1850-1913) Saturnina was the eldest child of Francisco Mercado II and Teodora Alonso Realonda. Jose Rizal’s parents are Francisco Mercado and Teodora Alonso (Rizal, 2011). He was taught and raised to be a responsible individual. Adolf Rizal (and his Half Brother, Rizal Zedong) Manuel L. Quezon III, Saturday, September 17, 1994: Here is the craziest thing I’ve heard (and I’ve heard it more than once, at parties): Adolf Hitler was really the illegitimate son of Jose Rizal. Ø Result of the acts committed by the wife of Jose Alberto Ø Fonercado refused to give the lieutenant fodder for his house Rizal’s First year in Ateneo First day of school (June 1872) He became a good son and good brother in his family. Two… He had one brother, Paciano, and nine sisters. 17. Within a few months, she would give birth to a child. Saturnina Rizal is the eldest among the siblings, followed by Paciano, then Narcisa, Olympia, Lucia, Maria and then Jose Rizal, then Concepcion, Josefa, Trinidad and lastly, Soledad (“The Mercado Family,” n.d.). Jose Rizal came from a 13-member family consisting of his parents, Francisco Mercado II and Teodora Alonso Realonda, and nine sisters and one brother. The Rizal family is considered as one of the largest families during the… FRANCISCO MERCADO (1818-1898) Father of Jose Rizal who was the youngest of 13 offsprings of Juan and Cirila Mercado. Aside from Rizal’s sweethearts, let’s get to know the important women in his life. Jose Rizal belonged to a big family of thirteen (including his parents). There, he first encountered Spanish abuse. His beloved Josephine was heavy with child. Before June of 1872: Doña Teodora as an accomplice to the crime committed by his brother, Jose Alberto. This is a revenge of the friars to Rizal’s family and to protect Jose Rizal, Paciano advised him not to use ‘Mercado’ anymore, and only ‘Rizal. •A scion of a Catholic clan, born and bred in a wholesome atmosphere of Catholicism, and possessed of an inborn spirit, Rizal grew up a good Catholic. Rizal's Son Dies: By the beginning of 1896, Rizal was very happy. As an expectant father, Rizal had every reason to be cheerful and gay. Rizal was a son, a brother and a friend. Also known as 'Sisa', was the third child in Rizal family who helped in financing Rizal's studies and even pawning her jewelry and clothes if needed and could recite all poems of Rizal Olympia Rizal Fourth child in Rizal family, who became schoolmate of Segunda Katigbak, Rizal's 1st love and served as mediator between the 2 lovers Jose Rizal came from a 13-member family consisting of his parents, Francisco Mercado II and Teodora Alonso Realonda, and nine sisters and one brother. He was taught a bit of Spanish by his mother and was later on sent to a local school. Devoted Son of Church •Young Rizal was a religious boy. Here is the second craziest thing I’ve heard: Mao Zedong was actually Rizal’s illegitimate son. In the film, Rizal’s mother was accused of attempting to poison her sister-in-law and she was imprisoned for almost two years. Jose Rizal was a son of a prince in Borneo with a second princess and was outcast and gave away to a filipiono commoner, the mercados. 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