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Juan Ramon Molina

Prince of the Honduran Poets

 
 
Juan Ramon Molina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2015
1. Juan Ramon Molina Marker
Inscription.
“Principe de los Poetas Hondureños”
Nació en Comayaguela, Honduras,
17 de abril 1875
Falleció Ciudad Delgaldo, El Salvador,
1 de noviembre, 1908
Homenaje de ciudadanos hondureños residentes en El Salvador del
Comité Gestor de este monumento
Alcadia Municipal de San Salvador y Concultura
San Salvador, Julio 25 de 2007

English translation:
“Prince of the Honduran Poets”
Born in Comayaguela, Honduras,
April 17, 1875
Died in Ciudad Delgado, El Salvador,
November 1, 1908
Tribute from Hondurans living in El Salvador and of the committee to créate this monument.
Mayor’s Office of San Salvador and CONCULTURA
San Salvador, July 25, 2007
 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 13° 41.96′ N, 89° 12.471′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Touch for map. This marker is located on the northwestern corner of Cuscatlán Park on Alameda Franklin Delano Roosevelt in downtown San Salvador.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monument to Memory and Truth (within shouting distance of this marker); Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary (approx. 0.3 kilometers
Wide view of Juan Ramon Molina Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2015
2. Wide view of Juan Ramon Molina Marker
away); Footprint of Baden Powell (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Simón Bolívar (approx. one kilometer away); The Heroes of the War of Legitimate Defense (approx. one kilometer away); Basilica of the Sacred Heart of San Salvador (approx. one kilometer away); First Flights to El Salvador (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Monument to the Salvadoran Soldiers of 1863 - 1885 (approx. 1.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Regarding Juan Ramon Molina. Juan Ramon Molina was one of Honduras' most promising poets, but he went into exile in El Salvador after running afoul of President Sierra. He died at the young age of 32 in exile.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Juan Ramon Molina Marker detail image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2015
3. Juan Ramon Molina Marker detail
"Pesca de Sirenas" image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2015
4. "Pesca de Sirenas"
The text of one of his most famous poems is shown on the back of the monument and marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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