The Sultan Kudarat Monument in Makati

Sultan Kudarat Monument Ayala Triangle Makati City Manila Location Landmark Sculture Statue Jose Mendoza Construction History Mhammad Dipatuan Mindanao Enscription Muslim Islam Jihad Size Mindanao The Sultan Kudarat Monument in Makati is located at the Ayala Triangle Gardens in Manila. This statue of Sultan Kudarat was created by Jose M. Mendoza in 1973. Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat was the Sultan of Mindanao during the first half of the 17th century. He united the Muslims of Lanao, Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Zamboanga and North Borneo, and resisted bitterly the Spanish Invasion of his domain. He was a fearless fighter and Filipino hero in defense of Islamic faith and Philippine liberty. Kudarat died around 1650. Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat was sultan of Mindanao during the first half of the 17th century. Brave, wise and benevolent, he was the greatest and strongest Mindanao sultan that ever lived. He united the muslims of Lanao, Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Zamboanga and North Borneo and resisted bitterly the Spanish invasion of his domain. Unable to conquer Kudarat, the Spanish governor signed a pact with him that led to several years of peace. He was a fearless fighter and Filipino hero in defense of the Islamic faith and Philippine liberty. Kudarat died about the year 1650.

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