Hermenegildo Cruz

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Cover of Kartilyang Makabayan: Mga Tanong at Sagot Ukol Kay Andrés Bonifacio at sa KKK, by Hermenegildo Cruz 1922

Hermenegildo Cruz (31 December 1880-21 March 1943) was a Filipino writer and trade union organizer. He was a founding member of Unión Obrera Democrática Filipina and a member of the Philippine Assembly. He became Director of the Bureau of Labor in 1924.[1]

A notable work of his is Kun Sino ang Kumathâ ng̃ "Florante" [sic] (English: "On Who Authored 'Florante'"), published in 1906, which is cited as "the first attempt to explain Balagtas by dealing with the poet's biography and the historical context of the poem".[2] Another work, Kartilyang Makabayan: Mga Tanong at Sagot Ukol Kay Andrés Bonifacio at sa KKK, is a biography of Andrés Bonifacio, the father of the Philippine Revolution and the secret society he founded, the Katipunan.[3]

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  2. Medina, Marielle. "Did you know: Hermenegildo Cruz", Philippine Daily Inquirer, 31 December 2013. Retrieved on 25 November 2017. 
  3. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Kartilyang Makabayan, by Hermenegildo Cruz. Project Gutenberg. Retrieved on 26 November 2017.