Dr Louis de Weckert 1852 1906 leading French ophthalmologist wherein Rizal

Dr louis de weckert 1852 1906 leading french

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Dr. Louis de Weckert (1852-1906) - leading French ophthalmologist wherein Rizal worked as an assistant from November 1885 to February 1886. Paz Pardo de Tavera - was a pretty girl, who was engaged to Juan Luna. At the studio of Luna, Rizal spent many happy hours. Rizal helped Luna by posing as model in several paintings. In Luna’s canvas “The Death of Cleopatra,“ Rizal posed as an Egyptian priest. In another of Luna’s great paintings, “The Blood Compact,” he posed as Sikatuna, with Trinidad Pardo de Tavera taking the role of Legazpi. November 27, 1878 - Rizal told Enrique Lete that he “learned the solfeggio, the piano, the voice culture in one month and a half” By sheer determination and constant practice, Rizal came to play the flute fairly well. He was a flutist in various impromptu reunions of Filipinos in Paris. Alin Mang Lahi (Any Race) - a patriotic song written by Rizal which asserts that any race aspires for freedom. La Deportacion (Deportation) - a sad danza which Rizal composed in Dapitan during his exile. IN HISTORIC HEIDELBERG February 1, 1886 - Rizal reluctantly left gay Paris fro Germany February 3, 1886 - Rizal arrived in Heidelberg, a historic city in Germany famous for its old university and romantic surroundings. Chess Player’s Club - a club wherein the students made Rizal as a member because of being a good chess player. Dr. Otto Becker - distinguished German ophthalmologist where Rizal worked— University Eye Hospital. April 22, 1886 - Rizal wrote a fine poem “A Las Flores de Heidelberg” (To the Flowers of Heidelberg). In the spring of 1886, Rizal was fascinated by the blooming flowers along the cool banks of the Neckar River. Among them was his favorite flower— the light blue “forget-me-not” Wilhelmsfeld - a mountainous village near Heidelberg where Rizal spent a three-month summer vacation. Dr. Karl Ullmer - a kind Protestant pastor where Rizal stayed, who became his good friend and admirer June 25, 1886 - Rizal ended his sojourn at Pastor Ullmer’s home. May 29, 1887 - Rizal wrote from Munich (Muchen) to Friedrich (Fritz), son of Pastor Ullmer. July 31, 1886 - Rizal wrote his first letter in German (which he had improved after his stay with the Ullmers) to Professor Blumentritt, Director of the Ateneo of Leitmeritz, Austria. Aritmetica (Arithmetic) -Rizal sent this book he mentioned and was published in two languages— Spanish and Tagalog—by the University of Santo Tomas Press in 1868. The author was Rufino Baltazar Hernandez , a native of Santa Cruz, Laguna. August 6, 1886 - the famous University of Heidelberg held its fifth centenary celebration. IN LEIPZIG AND DRESDEN August 9, 1886 - Rizal left Heidelberg. August 14, 1886 - boarded by a train. Rizal arrived in Leipzig.
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Professor Friedrich Ratzel - a famous German historian, Rizal befriend with him. Dr. Hans Meyer - German anthropologist, a friend of Rizal.
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