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José María Morelos y Pavón

 
 
José María Morelos y Pavón Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
1. José María Morelos y Pavón Marker
Inscription.
Siervo de la Nación
1765-1815

English translation:
José María Morelos y Pavón
Servant of the Nation
1765-1815

 
Erected 1969.
 
Location. 19° 25.144′ N, 99° 11.038′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Distrito Federal. Click for map. The marker and statue are on the left traveling up the walkway to the Chapultepec Castle and Museum of National History, roughly 50 meters from the ticket booth.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Eagle and the Serpent (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallery of History (within shouting distance of this marker); The March of Loyalty (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); The Military College of Mexico (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Francisco Marquez, Child Hero of Mexico (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); National Astronomical Observatory of Mexico (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); From the Peak (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sounds in the Distance (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding José María Morelos y Pavón. José María Morelos y Pavón (September 30, 1765, Valladolid, now Morelia, Michoacán – December 22, 1815, San Cristóbal Ecatepec,
José María Morelos y Pavón Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
2. José María Morelos y Pavón Marker
The smaller marker to the right on the base indicates that the statue was donated by Antonio J. Bermudez in 1969.
México State) was a Catholic priest and revolutionary leader who led the Mexican War of Independence movement, assuming its leadership after the execution of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in 1811. He was captured by the Spanish royalist military, tried by the Inquisition, defrocked as a cleric, and executed by civil authorities for treason in 1815.
When others attempted to address him by titles such as "Your Excellency", he refused them and insisted on being called the "Servant of the Nation" (Siervo de la Nación).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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