Dr Jose Rizal
Person Born 19/6/1861 Died 30/12/1896
Writer and national hero of the Philippines during the Spanish colonial times. Born Laguna. Executed by firing squad in Manila. He was in London, working at the British Library, May 1888 to January 1889. We learn from Filipino Home that Rizal is a Jack the Ripper suspect - his initials are the clincher.