Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López
Facultad de Ciencias Juridicas y Sociales
Al Doctor Adolfo Mijangos Lopez
Nacio en Quetzaltenango el 8 de febrero 1920. Se graduo de abogado y notario en esta Facultad de Derecho el 16 de octubre de 1952. Se doctoro en la Universidad de Paris el 19 de diciembre de 1961. Como catedrático y como parlamentario fue un paladin de la libertad y por defenderla, fuerzas oscurantistas lo asesinaron cobardemente el 13 de enero de 1971.
Guatemala, 13 de septiembre de 1971.
University of San Carlos of Guatemala
Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences
To Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López
Born in Quetzaltenango February 8, 1920. He graduated as a lawyer and notary from this Faculty of Law on October 16, 1952. He earned his doctorate from the University of Paris on December 19, 1961. He was a professor and as a congressman he was a stalwart of liberty. In order to defend this liberty, he was cowardly killed by the country’s dark forces on January 13, 1971.
Guatemala, September 13, 1971.
Location. 14° 38.321′ N, 90° 30.649′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala Click for map. The marker is on the southern interior corridor of the University of San Carlos Museum (MUSAC) in Zone 1 of Guatemala City.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Students Massacred on April 12, 1962 (within shouting distance of this marker); Julio and Enrique de la Riva (within shouting distance of this marker); Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Fire in Guatemala City (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Murder of Abner Abdiel Hernandez Orellana (about 90 meters away); First Cathedral in Guatemala City (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Assassination of Oliverio Castañeda de Leon (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. half a kilometer away); The Central American Act of Independence (approx. half a kilometer away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López. Dr. Mijangos was on the University of San Carlos' commission to study the transfer of a Guatemalan copper company (Exmibal) to a Canadian company. This transfer was supported by then President Osorio. Dr. Mijangos was assassinated when he left his office on the 4a Avenida of Guatemala City's Zone 1 on January 13, 1971.
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