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Guatemala City in Guatemala Department, — Central America

Federico Hernández de León

Federico Hernández de León Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2017
1. Federico Hernández de León Marker
Aquí vivio y murió
el connotado periodista
Federico Hernandez de Leon
Homenaje de los
Senadores de la Camara Junior

English translation:
Here lived and died the noted journalist
Federico Hernández de León
Tribute from the Senators of the Lower House of Guatemala

Erected 1972 by Senadores de la Cámara Junior de Guatemala.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsCommunicationsPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
Location. 14° 38.628′ N, 90° 31.001′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala (Guatemala Department). Marker is on 5a Calle just east of 3a Avenida, on the right when traveling east. This marker is in Zone 1 of Guatemala City, directly across from the National Conservatory. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3-06 5a Calle, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University of San Carlos Faculty of Medical Sciences 1918-1921 (a few steps from this
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marker); Memorial to Héctor Interiano, Carlos Cuevas and Gustavo Castañón (a few steps from this marker); Presidential House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Paseo de la Sexta (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Central American Act of Independence (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Shopping Arcade (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Federico Hernández de León. Federico Hernández de León (March 4, 1883 – 1959) was a Guatemalan writer, historian and journalist. He graduated from the Instituto Nacional Central para Varones of Guatemala, with a high school diploma in 1900. Active politically, he was arrested during the last few years of the government of President Manuel Estrada Cabrera, being held in the Central Penitentiary of Guatemala until the president was deposed on April 14, 1920. After his release, he directed the Diario de Centro América, the semi-official newspaper of Guatemala
Federico Hernández de León Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2017
2. Federico Hernández de León Marker
The marker is on the far right of this building across from the Guatemalan National Conservatory.
at the time. Later, he directed Nuestro Diario along with Carlos Bauer Aviles. Adapted from Wikipedia.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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