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Colonia Juárez in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Coronel Gregorio Méndez

 
 
Coronel Gregorio Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
1. Coronel Gregorio Méndez Marker
Inscription.  
Gregorio Mendez
Coronel Republicano

Nacio en Jalpa, Tab.
en el año de 1836
Defendio a su patria
contra invasores
extranjeros
Gobernador de Tab.
Fallecio en 1887
siendo declarado
Benemerito de su estado natal


English translation:
Gregorio Méndez
Republican Coronel

Born in Jalpa, Tabasco in 1836, he defended his homeland against foreign invaders. Governor of Tabasco. He died in 1887 and was later declared as the “Most Meritorious” of his home state.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 19° 25.815′ N, 99° 9.629′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Juárez. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 180 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de México 06600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Eduardo de Cárdenas (within shouting distance of this marker); José María Chávez (about 90 meters away, measured
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in a direct line); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 90 meters away); Monument to Cuauhtémoc and His Warriors (about 180 meters away); Leonardo Bravo (about 180 meters away); Hermenegildo Galeana (about 180 meters away); Esteban Coronado (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Antonio Rosales (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Regarding Coronel Gregorio Méndez. Colonel Méndez fought against the French from 1863 to 1866 in his home state of Tabasco.
 
Coronel Gregorio Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
2. Coronel Gregorio Méndez Marker
This marker on the reverse of the statue is an older version but has the exact same text as the front marker.
Coronel Gregorio Méndez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
3. Coronel Gregorio Méndez Marker
Coronel Gregorio Méndez image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
4. Coronel Gregorio Méndez
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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