Gazcue in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Poeta dominicano de orientación modernista. Asumió una actitud vertical frente a la primera intervención militar norteamericana.
Dominican poet with a modernist orientation. He was a strong critic of the first military intervention by the United States of America from 1916 to 1924.
Erected by Ministerio de Cultura.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 18° 28.24′ N, 69° 54.562′ W. Marker is in Gazcue, Distrito Nacional, in Santo Domingo. Memorial can be reached from Calle Cesár Nicolás Penson just west of Calle Ángel Perdomo, on the right when traveling west. The marker is west of the National Natural History Museum (Museo Nacional de Historia Natural). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gazcue, Distrito Nacional 10205, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerBartolo García Molina (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Pablo Duarte (within shouting distance of this marker); José Alejandro Peña (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dominican Society of Bibliophiles, Inc. (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ylonka Nacidit-Perdomo (about 120 meters away); Manuel Maza, SJ (about 120 meters away); Myrna Guerrero (about 180 meters away); Hugo Estrella Guzmán (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gazcue.
Regarding Fabio Fiallo. Fabio Federico Fiallo Cabral (February 3, 1866 - August 29, 1942) was a Dominican writer, poet and politician. Fiallo was nephew of the Dominican President General José María Cabral y Luna, uncle of the fashion designer Óscar de la Renta Fiallo, and uncle and father-in-law of the political and anti-Trujillo activist Viriato Fiallo.
He was held in prison in May 1921 during the 1916-1924 US intervention in the Dominican Republic for writing 'inflammatory editorials'.
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