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Benito Juárez

 
 
Benito Juárez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
1. Benito Juárez Marker
The marker was previously vandalized. The restoration of the marker did not completely match the letter spacing of the original.
Inscription.
Entre los individuos como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz

Benito Juarez

El pueblo de Mexico
Al pueblo de Guatemala
21 de marzo de 1970


English translation:
Between individuals and nations, peace is the respect of the rights of others

Benito Juarez

From the people of Mexico
To the people of Guatemala
March 21, 1970
 
Erected 1970.
 
Location. 14° 35.047′ N, 90° 31.265′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker is on Avenida Las Americas just from 13a Calle, in the median. Click for map. The marker and monument are along the walking trail on Avenida Las Americas in Zone 14 of Guatemala City.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); General José de San Martín (about 180 meters away); General Francisco de Paula Santander (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Antonio José de Irisarri (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Simón Bolívar (approx. one kilometer
Benito Juárez original marker text image. Click for full size.
2. Benito Juárez original marker text
Courtesy Municipality of Guatemala City.
away); Irma Marina Flaquer Azurdia (approx. 1.1 kilometers away); Carlos Merida (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Mario Dary Rivera (approx. 1.9 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Benito Juárez. Benito Pablo Juárez García (21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872), was a Mexican lawyer and politician of Zapotec origin from Oaxaca who served as the constitutional president of Mexico for five terms from 1858 to 1872. He resisted the French occupation of Mexico, overthrew the Second Mexican Empire, restored the Republic of Mexico, and used liberal measures to modernize the country.
 
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Benito Juárez marker on the monument's reverse image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
3. Benito Juárez marker on the monument's reverse
En este sitio fue depositada
tierra de Guelatao Oaxaca Mexico
lugar de origen del Presidente
Benito Juarez
21 de marzo de 1970
English translation: Here earth from Guelatao, Oaxaca, Mexico was deposited, birthplace of President Benito Juárez, March 21, 1970
Benito Juárez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
4. Benito Juárez Marker
The statue was made by Adalberto Cencetti in Rome, Italy in 1891. It was brought from Mexico in order to form this monument along Guatemala's Avenida de las Americas.
Benito Juárez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
5. Benito Juárez Marker
Benito Juárez additional markers image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
6. Benito Juárez additional markers
These two nearby markers include a tribute from the Masons of Guatemala (l) to Juárez in 1972 and the dedication of the monument as part of the Plaza of Mexico on March 21, 1970 (r).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 160 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on October 2, 2016.
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