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Zona Centro in San Francisco de Campeche in Campeche, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez

 
 
The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 10, 2017
1. The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez Marker
Inscription.  
En esta casa
nacio
El Maestro
Justo Sierra
Mendez

el 26 de enero de 1848
Homenaje de la Secretaria de
Gobernacion
1948

English translation:
In this house was born the Master
Justo Sierra Méndez
on January 26, 1848
Tribute from the Secretariat of Government
1948

 
Erected 1948 by Secretaría de Gobernación.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is January 26, 1848.
 
Location. 19° 50.76′ N, 90° 32.25′ W. Marker is in San Francisco de Campeche, Campeche. It is in Zona Centro. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: C 57 2 A, San Francisco de Campeche CAMP 24000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
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
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this marker); Pedro Sainz de Baranda y Borreyro (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); 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 San Francisco de 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.
 
The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 10, 2017
2. The Birthplace of Justo Sierra Méndez Marker
The marker can be seen above the red car in this view of Sierra Méndez's birthplace.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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