Here is an article with interesting information about Andres Bonifacio, Apolinario Mabini, Emilio Jacinto, Emilio Aguinaldo, the first Literaray state university and the Philippine Republic.
“When the revolution broke out in August 1896, Bonifacio and Jacinto were at each other’s side on the battlefield. Jacinto was then into his second year of law studies in UST. His childhood dream of becoming a legal luminary was abruptly curtailed by this untimely upheaval.
“In December 1896, the two friends separated. Bonifacio went to Cavite to settle the issue of replacing the Katipunan with a new revolutionary government. Jacinto proceeded to Laguna to direct the local revolutionary forces there. (It is a wonder why the Katipunan’s second most important man had to descend from the highest echelon to lead a small town combat unit).
“In Cavite, Bonifacio met his tragic fate….”