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Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Diego Franco

 
 
Diego Franco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. Diego Franco Marker
Inscription.  
En este Templo fue enterrado
Diego Franco.
primer actor mexicano.
1753
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos

English translation:
Diego Franco
First Mexican actor,
was buried in this Temple.
1753
Catalogue of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments

 
Erected by Catálogo de la Inspección General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionColonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
 
Location. 19° 25.853′ N, 99° 8.025′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Calle Venustiano Carranza just east of Calle de la Palma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Venustiano Carranza 81, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of San Bernardo (a few steps from this marker); El Palacio de Hierro
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Las Fábricas Universales (within shouting distance of this marker); First Street with Public Lighting (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Count de la Torre de Cossio (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Convent of San Bernardo (about 90 meters away); The Constitution of Cádiz (about 120 meters away); Gran Hotel de la Ciudad de México (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Regarding Diego Franco. In his book, Reseña histórica del teatro en México (Historical outline of the Mexican theatre), Enrique Olavarría y Ferrari mentions that Diego Francisco de Asís was one of the most famous and loved actors of the Coliseo Viejo (Old Coliseum) in 1722. Diego died at age 45 in 1753.
 
Diego Franco Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. Diego Franco Marker
The marker is to the left of the northern entrance to the Temple of San Bernard. Unfortunately, it is almost entirely blocked in this view by a traffic light.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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