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

Francisco Javier Clavijero

 
 
Francisco Javier Clavijero Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. Francisco Javier Clavijero Marker
Inscription.  
El Ilustre historiador Francisco
Javier Clavijero
fue prefecto
de estudios a mediados del
siglo XVIII en el Colegio de San
Ildefonso que ocupó este edificio
Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República

English translation:
The illustrious historian,
Francisco Javier Clavijero
was the prefect of studies during the middle 18th century in the College of San Ildefonso that occupied this building.
Office of Monuments of the Colony and the Republic

 
Erected by Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicColonial Era.
 
Location. 19° 26.178′ N, 99° 7.805′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on Calle San Ildefonso just east of Avenida República de Argentina, on the right when traveling east. The marker is on the north side of the Antiguo
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Colegio de San Ildefonso, on a pedestrian only part of Calle San Ildefonso. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Martí (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seminary of San Ildefonso (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Mexican Congress (about 90 meters away); Mexican Society of Geography and Statistics (about 120 meters away); Former College of San Ildefonso (about 120 meters away); First Monte de Piedad (about 120 meters away); Ocelotl-Cuauhxicalli (about 120 meters away); The Former School of Jurisprudence (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Also see . . .  Francisco Javier Clavijero (at Wikipedia). Francisco Javier Clavijero Echegaray (sometimes Francesco Saverio Clavigero) (September 9, 1731 – April 2, 1787), was a Mexican Jesuit teacher, scholar and historian. After the expulsion of the Jesuits from the Spanish colonies (1767), he went to Italy, where he wrote a valuable work on the pre-Columbian history and civilizations of Mesoamerica and the central Mexican highlands: Historia Antigua de México. (Submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.) 
 
Francisco Javier Clavijero Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. Francisco Javier Clavijero Marker
The marker is to the right of a normally locked entryway along the reverse of the Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso.
A statue of José Vasconcelos, just northeast of the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
3. A statue of José Vasconcelos, just northeast of the marker
José Vasconcelos was Secretary of Education in post-Revolutionary Mexico and rector of the National University of Mexico.
 
 
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 168 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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