Campeche in Municipality of Campeche, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez
el 26 de enero de 1848
Homenaje de la Secretaria de
Justo Sierra Méndez
on January 26, 1848
Tribute from the Secretariat of Government
Erected 1948 by Secretaría de Gobernación.
Location. 19° 50.76′ N, 90° 32.25′ W. Marker is in Campeche, Campeche, in Municipality of Campeche. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campeche 24000, Mexico.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Palace" Cultural Center (a few steps from this marker); Bastion of Our Lady of Solitude (within shouting distance of this marker); "La Española" Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Pedro Sainz de Baranda y Borreyro Gate to the Sea (about 90 meters away); Campeche Library (about 90 meters away); “Tukulná” Handicrafts House (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campeche.
Regarding The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez. Justo Sierra Méndez (b. San Francisco de Campeche, Campeche, January 26, 1848 - d. Madrid, Spain September 13, 1912) was a Mexican writer, historian, journalist, poet and politician, disciple of Ignacio Manuel Altamirano. He was a decided promoter of the foundation of the National University of Mexico, today the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He is also known as the "Master of America" for the titles awarded to him by several universities in Latin America. He is considered one of the most influential personages of the modern history of Mexico, particularly for his long-term work towards the establishment of primary education in Mexico that is secular, public and free.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 103 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.