Gregoria de Jesus was the founder and vice-
GREGORIA DE JESUS
Gregoria de Jesus, at age 18 in March 1893, married Andres Bonifacio at the Catholic
Church of Binondo. A week later, they were married again in the presence of the Katipuneros,
who did not approve of their marriage in a Catholic Church. On the evening of the
same day, the women's chapter of the Katipunan was formed, and she was appointed
In August 1896, the Katipunan was exposed. Following an internal conflict within the Katipunan her husband was executed. Gregoria was able to escape capture. She left to the Pasig mountains and it was there that she met Julio Nakpil, a commander of the Katipunan troops in Northern Philippines and were married in December 1898.
After the end of the Philippine Revolution and after peace was restored in the Philippines, Gregoria lived with her husband and eight children. Gregoria de Jesus died in 1943 during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines.
15 May 1875
to 15 March 1943
Andres Bonifacio -
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Juan Nakpil -
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