Philippines Issued Stamp on  100th Anniversary of Knights of Rizal

philippines rizal stampThe stamp featuring Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal in celebration of the 100 years anniversary of the Order of the Knights of Rizal.Historically, the Knights of Rizal stems out from the Orden de Caballeros de Rizal which was established in 1911 and was publicly listed in 1916 as a non-profit, non-political and non-sectarian organization. The Order of the Knights of Rizal was first organized by a group of nine men led by then Manila Police Chief Colonel Antonio Torres to honor the martyrdom of Dr. Jose Rizal.The Knights of Rizal Centennial Celebration special stamp features the image of the sculptured bust figure of the national hero with the official seal of the Order of the Knights of Rizal at the background.

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