The Firenze Chapter of the Order of the Knights of Rizal was chartered on 16 November 2013.
The founding officials include Sir Carlos Simbillo (Commander), Sir Dennis Reyes (Deputy Commander), Sir Petronilo Jimenez (Chancellor), Sir Percival Capsa (Pursuivant), Sir Leandro Pinon (Exchequer), Sir Gil Baldovino (Auditor), Sir Mario Cadauan (Archivist), Sir Elmer Alvarez (Deputy Pursuivant), and Sir Jimmy Canosa (Deputy Exchequer) and members Sir Romeo Paquerez and Sir Armando Cruz. Philippine Honourary Consul-General in Florence Dott. Cav. Fabio Fanfani, OMRI has since then served as Adviser of the Chapter
The chapter is part of the Italy Area of the European Regional Command of the Order. Its primary areas of activity are generally in the Tuscany region as well as the Rome region in collaboration with the Rome Chapter. In August 2014, it played host to the European Regional Assembly of the Order that gathered knights from across Europe to Florence.
Chartering Ceremony of the Firenze Chapter of the Knights of Rizal.