Who made Dr. Jose Rizal the national hero of the Philippines?

It was the Filipino people themselves who hailed Jose Rizal as their national hero. As proofs, kindly click the following links:

http://emanila.com/philippines/2009/08/25/the-rizal-cult-on-how-filipinos-created-their-national-hero/

http://www.filipinowriter.com/kultong-rizalismo-sanaysay-ni-jon-e-royeca