What did Marcela Agoncillo do for the Philippines?

Doña Marcela Mariño Agoncillo (née Mariño y Coronel; June 24, 1859 – May 30, 1946) was Filipina renowned as the principal seamstress of the first and official flag of the Philippines, gaining her the title of “The Mother of the Philippine Flag.”

Is Marcela Agoncillo a hero?

Philippine National Heroes. Maker of the first Philippine flag. Born in Taal, Batangas, on June 24, 1859. Married to Felipe Agoncillo.

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