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CRíSPULO AGUINALDO Y FAMY (June 10, 1863 – March 24, 1897) was a native of Kawit, Cavite
Kawit, Cavite
the older brother of Emilio Aguinaldo and lieutenant general who heroically defended in the Battle of Pasong Santol .

CONTENTS

* 1 Early life * 2 Revolutionary * 3 Tejeros Assembly and death * 4 In popular culture * 5 References

EARLY LIFE

Críspulo, was the son of Kapitan Carlos Aguinaldo and Trinidad Famy. He had five brothers namely (Primo, Benigno, Esteban, Ambrosio, and Emilio) and two sisters (Tomasa and Felicidad). He was known as 'Pulong' by his family members, he finished his early studies in his hometown and took up a Bachelor of Arts degree at Colegio de San Juan de Letran . He was married to Irenea Arazaso of Kawit , in which they had seven children. Among their children, only one was named after him because it was his only son. He was a freemason and a Capitan Municipal Of Kawit, Cavite
Kawit, Cavite
before the revolution.

REVOLUTIONARY

He joined the Katipunan , and his troops participated in the Battle of Binakayan on November 11, 1896. They were assiged at the rear position together with his brother Baldomero Aguinaldo . They had defeated the Spanish forces headed by Governor General Ramon Blanco and Colonel Marina. He was also responsible in the insurgents in attacking the Spanish forces in Muntinlupa
Muntinlupa
, Taguig
Taguig
and Pateros in Rizal Province
Rizal Province
. In February 1897, he joined his brother, Emilio, who was defending the town of Dasmariñas, Cavite , from the troops of General Lachambre of the division of Captain-General Camilo Polavieja . The Spaniards were victorious in this battle, after which the Filipino forces evacuated the town after days of fighting. General Lachambre and General Antonio Zabala who was the commander of the Spanish forces in Dasmariñas
Dasmariñas
led the attack on Salitran, it was where Gen. Zabala and Críspulo met in a hand-to-hand combat which killed Gen. Zabala.

TEJEROS ASSEMBLY AND DEATH

Críspulo attended the Tejeros Assembly on March 22, 1897, in San Francisco de Malabon (now General Trias ), where his brother Emilio was voted as the president of the reorganized revolutionary government. Colonel Vicente Riego de Dios was sent by the assembly to fetch General Emilio Aguinaldo who was then in Pasong Santol . The General refused to come, so Críspulo was then sent to talk to his brother. He greeted his brother and explained his purpose, but Emilio was hesitant to leave because of the pending attack of the Spanish in Dasmariñas
Dasmariñas
and Imus
Imus
. Críspulo doesn't want to return in Tejeros without his brother, so he offered himself to be left in the area and promised that no Spanish will take over Pasong Santol; that they would only take it only over his dead body. But on March 24, two days after Emilio left Pasong Santol, the Spaniards defeated the outnumbered Filipino defenders. Although wounded, Crispin fought gallantly and died at the age of 33.

IN POPULAR CULTURE

* Portrayed by Gerard Ejercito in the 2012 film, El Presidente . * Portrayed by Christian Villete in the 2013 TV series, Katipunan .

REFERENCES

* ^ "CRISPULO AGUINALDO (1863 - 1897)". Retrieved November 30, 2012.

* v * t * e

Philippine Revolution

* Battles * People

EVENTS

PRELUDE

* Novales Revolt * Palmero Conspiracy * Gomburza
Gomburza

CONCURRENT

* Cry of Pugad Lawin * Bonifacio Plan * Katagalugan (Bonifacio) * Imus
Imus
Assembly * Tejeros Convention
Tejeros Convention

* Republic of Biak-na-Bato

* Elections * Pact

* Spanish–American War
Spanish–American War
* Declaration of Independence * Malolos Congress
Malolos Congress
* República Filipina * Negros Revolution * Republic of Negros * Republic of Zamboanga

EPILOGUE

* Treaty of Paris * Philippine–American War
Philippine–American War
* Katagalugan (Sacay) * Moro Rebellion * Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916 * Commonwealth of the Philippines * Treaty of Manila

ORGANIZATIONS

* American Anti-Imperialist League * Aglipayan Church * Katipunan * La Liga Filipina * Magdalo faction * Magdiwang faction * Philippine Constabulary * Philippine Revolutionary Army * Pulajanes * Propaganda Movement
Propaganda Movement

DOCUMENTS

* El filibusterismo * Kartilya ng Katipunan * La Solidaridad * Malolos Constitution * Mi último adiós * Noli Me Tángere

SYMBOLS

* Flags of the Philippine Revolution *