Evolution of the Philippine flagEvolution of the Philippine flag - Page 6 of 10

6th Philippine flag"First Official Revision"

On March 17, 1897, leaders of the Katipunan decided to use Aguinaldo's banner, with a few minor changes, as the official flag of the revolutionary government. The new flag had a white sun with eight rays on a red background.

Less than two months later, Andres Bonifacio was executed in the mountains of Maragondon, Cavite. Emilio Aguinaldo became the new leader of the revolutionary government.

Learn this Filipino word:

kúkulú-kulô ang tiyan