Colonia Tabacalera in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Nacio en Tamazula
Durango en 1789.
Fue el primer Presidente
de la Republica.
Murio en Perote
Born in Tamazula, Durango in 1789. Defended Independence with bravery. He was the first President of the Republic and a model citizen. He died in Perote prison in 1847.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
Location. 19° 25.913′ N, 99° 9.454′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Tabacalera. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 940 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de México 06030, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Zarco (a few steps from this marker); Plutarco González (within shouting distance of this marker); León Guzmán (within shouting distance of this marker); The Juárez Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Ojinaga (within shouting distance of this marker); Donato Guerra (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Esteban Coronado (about 90 meters away); Louis Pasteur (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Regarding Guadalupe Victoria. Guadalupe Victoria (b. 29 September 1786 – d. 21 March 1843) was a Mexican general and political leader who fought for independence against the Spanish Empire in the Mexican War of Independence. He was a deputy in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies for Durango and a member of the Supreme Executive Power following the downfall of the First Mexican Empire. After the adoption of the Constitution of 1824, Victoria was elected as the first President of the United Mexican States. During his term as President he established diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom, the United States, the Federal Republic of Central America, and Gran Colombia. He also abolished slavery, founded
Victoria was the only president who completed his full term in more than 30 years of an independent Mexico. He died in 1843 at the age of 56 from epilepsy in the fortress of Perote, where he was receiving medical treatment. On 8 April of the same year, it was decreed that his name would be written in golden letters in the session hall of the Chamber of Deputies. Adapted from Wikipedia
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