Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Mabini Shrine - Memorabilia

Apolinario Mabini is a nationalist, hero, writer, political philosopher, revolutionary and a teacher. Mabini was born on July 23, 1864 in Barangay Talaga in Tanauan, Batangas. He was the second of eight children of Dionisia Maranan, a vendor in the Tanauan market, and Inocencio Mabini, an unlettered peasant. He came from a poor family.
He joined the revolution and became the Filipino political philosopher and revolutionary who wrote a constitutional plan for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first prime minister in 1899. He also became Emiliio Aguinaldo’s (first Philippine President) main consultant.
On January 1896, he was paralyzed because of Pollio. Then he was imprisoned by Spaniards on October 1896 and by Americans on 1899. He was then exiled in Guam on January 15, 1901 and returned to Philippines on February 26, 1903. He died in Manila on May 13, 1903.

The Mabini Shine is located along Talisay-Tanauan road at Barangay Talaga, Tanauan Batangas. Apolinario Mabini, one of the Philippine heroes of the revolution, often referred to as "the Sublime Paralytic", and as "the Brains of the Revolution."

Most of the memorabilia of Apolinario Mabini is found in here:

His remains lie in Mabini Shrine.

Some photos and paintings inside the shrine:

The shrine also shows the replica Nipa house of Apolinario Mabini

Mabini - Antics Furnitures

The Cofin of Apolinario Mabini

Other memorabilia

The genealogy of Mabini

How to get there?

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