Rizal, because of his writings, attracted both positive and negative attention. Here are some of the people who were against Rizal and his writings.
Pedro Payo, O.P. Archbishop of Manila (1876-1889)
Bernardino Nozaleda, O.P. Archbishop of Manila (1889-1902)
Eulogio Despujol, Governor-General of the Philippines (1891-1893) He ordered the exile of Rizal to Dapitan.
Camilo de Polavieja, Governor-General of the Philippines (1896-1897). He oversaw the trial and execution of Jose Rizal.
George Taufer, adoptive father of Josephine Bracken.
Wenceslao Retana, who wrote articles defending Spanish colonial rule in the Philippines.
Valeriano Weyler, Governor-General of Cuba and leader of the Spanish troops during the Spanish-American War.
Photos first published in Lolo Jose: An Intimate and Illustrated Portrait of Jose Rizal (Vibal Foundation, 2008)