PANGINAN SARIKULA

Son of Rajah Bungsu

He joined in conducting the earliest Muslim raids against Spaniards in retaliation to Spanish attempts to colonize Mindanao in July 1599.

Retaliated against Spanish expeditions by launching a series of raids against Luzon and Visayas in 1645-1648. These raids halted Spanish advance into Mindanao for the next 50 years.

Date of Birth: Unrecorded
Place of Birth: Unrecorded
Date of Death: 1648

Values Exhibited:
  Patriotism
  Unity
  Determination

Learning Message:

Kailangan ng pagkakaisa at tatag ng loob upang matamo ang tagumpay. (Unity and determination are needed to attain success.)

SIRONGAN or SILONGAN

Rajah of Buayan

He held the Buayanes against the Spaniards in the Battle of Buayan in Cotobato in 1596.

Together with his brother Datu Ubal, he successfully pushed back the enemy into the coast of Rio Grande, thus thwarting the first Spanish attempt to colonize Buayan.

He killed Esteban Rodriguez de Figueroa who lead the first Spanish expedition to Cotobato

In 1599, he joined forces with Datu Sali of Maguindanao in attacking the Spanish colonies in the Visayas.

Date of Birth: Unrecorded
Place of Birth: Unrecorded
Date of Death: Unrecorded

Values Exhibited:
  Patriotism
  Determination
  Unity

Learning Message:

Kailangan ang tatag ng loob upang makamit ang tagumpay. (Determination is needed to succeed.)

Ang pagkakaisa ay mahalaga sa pagtatanggol ng bayan. (Unity is important in defending one's country against aggressors.)


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