Valentín Díaz

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Valentín Díaz (1 November 1845 – 11 December 1916) was a Filipino patriot who was among the founders of the Katipunan that started the Philippine Revolution against Spain in 1896.

Díaz was born in Paoay, Ilocos Norte. He was a member of La Liga Filipina, which José Rizal founded to peacefully promote reforms in the Spanish colonial administration of the Philippines. Being a resident of Tondo in Manila, he joined the La Liga council that was headed by Andrés Bonifacio, who founded the Katipunan.

Díaz was one of the signatories of the Pact of Biak-na-Bato in 1897. He joined the revolutionaries exiled in Hong Kong as one of the conditions set forth by the Pact.

Valentín Díaz, Filipino patriot died on 11 December 1916 at 71.