Filipino Language and Culture
History of the Philippines
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Who are the first Filipino?
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Why is Jose Rizal considered the first Filipino?
Jose Rizal being the "First Filipino" Dr. Jose P. Rizal was the first Filipino because he first called the Philippines his fatherland. It was he who taught the Filipinos that they can help and contribute to their own nation. Rizal was also the first to unite the Filipino nation into a compact body based on common interests and mutual protection (Guerrero, 1998).