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Sérgio Vieira de Mello

 
 
Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 30, 2016
1. Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker
Inscription.
Nombre otorgado
El 25 de septiembre de 2003
por la Alcaldia de San Salvador
en homenaje al brasileño
Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Representante especial de las Naciones Unidas,
caido en defensa de la paz mundial.

English translation:
This street named on September 25, 2003 by the Mayor's Office of San Salvador
In tribute to the Brasilian
Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Special Representative of the United Nations,
murdered in defense of world peace.

 
Erected 2003.
 
Location. 13° 41.613′ N, 89° 14.182′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker is on Bulevar Sergio Vieira de Mello, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 Bulevar Sergio Vieira de Mello, San Salvador, El Salvador.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pancho Lara (approx. half a kilometer away); Salarrué (approx. half a kilometer away); Agustín Barrios (approx. half a kilometer away); Valero Lecha (approx. half
Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 30, 2016
2. Sérgio Vieira de Mello Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Brazilian Embassy in San Salvador.
a kilometer away); Claudia Lars (approx. half a kilometer away); General Francisco de Paula Santander (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Allegory to the Constitution of 1950 (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Sérgio Vieira de Mello. Sérgio Vieira de Mello (March 15, 1948 – August 19, 2003) was a Brazilian United Nations diplomat who worked for the UN for more than 34 years, earning respect and praise around the world for his efforts in humanitarian and political programs.

He was murdered in the UN Headquarters (Canal Hotel) bombing in Iraq along with 20 other members of his staff on August 19, 2003 while working as the Secretary-General's Special Representative in Iraq. Before his death, he was considered a likely candidate for UN Secretary-General.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 3 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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