HomeThe Journal of Historyvol. 9 no. 2 & 3 (1961)

Doctors Afield: Jose Rizal

R. L. Van Citters

Discipline: History



The name Jose Rizal occupies a unique but secure place in Philippine history. In the sixty years since his death he has become the national hero; all manner of legends have grown up around him, a province has been named after him and the anniversary of his death has become a national festival.