The Stories of Supremo’s Downfall and His Unresolved Claim of The Post-Revolution Presidency: A Series of Posts Commemorating Andres Bonifacio

The likes of Gat Andres Bonifacio, the Supremo of the Katipunan, and Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippine Republic are just two out of many of the great forefathers of Philippine independence, whose legacies are without a doubt timeless and worth emulating.

However, our history books may have told us many great things about them, but little do we know of the controversy that still surround them up to this day.

As we embark on a journey to nationalistic identity in the changing times, we should also look back on some disputed issues in our history that may spark critical thinking in students like us, and uncover what could be the truth to these controversies.

Thus, in this post, we would try to deduce from several evidences what could be known about the struggle of Doña Gregoria “Oriang” de Jesus following the death of her husband, Andres Bonifacio and the longstanding issues concerning the Supremo’s downfall in the hands of his comrades as well as his contested claim to the presidency of the 1st Philippine Republic.


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