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

Dr. José Luis Mora

 
 
Dr. José Luis Mora statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
1. Dr. José Luis Mora statue
Unfortunately, like many of the markers on the northern part of Paseo de la Reforma, this one also has likely been stolen.
Inscription.  
Dr. Jose Luis Mora
1794-1850
Distinguido literato e ideólogo del Partido Liberal, cuya acción conduce a las Leyes de Reforma que concluyen en la separación de la iglesia y el estado. Sus medidas legislativas dan cuerpo al programa del Partido Liberal. Fue autor de la primera Constitucion del Estado de Mexico. Consejero del Pdte. Gomez Farias y Ministro Plenipotenciario ante Gran Bretaña
Murio en Paris.

English translation:
Dr. José Luis Mora
1794-1850
Distinguished writer and ideologist of the Liberal Party, whose actions led to the Reform Laws that concluded in the separation of church and state. Its legislative measures gave shape to the program of the Liberal Party. He was the author of the first Constitution of the State of Mexico. Counselor of President Gómez Farias and Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain.
He died in Paris.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing.
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It was located near 19° 26.185′ N, 99° 8.907′ W. Marker was in Ciudad de México. It was in Centro Histórico. Marker was on Paseo de la Reforma just south of Calle Dr. Basilio Badillo, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Paseo de la Reforma 23A, Ciudad de México 06030, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Jesús Terán (within shouting distance of this marker); Angel Albino Corzo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of Vicente Riva Palacio (about 120 meters away); The Hospital of San Hipólito (about 180 meters away); The Temple of San Hipólito (about 210 meters away); Temple of San Hipólito y Casiano (about 240 meters away); First Mass Arrest of Gays in Mexico (about 240 meters away); The Convent of San Diego and the Inquisition (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Also see . . .  México Mágico and the Statues of the Paseo de la Reforma. The text for the missing marker is from this excellent site (in Spanish) dedicated to Mexican history in general, including the statues of the Paseo de la Reforma. (Submitted on July 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.) 
 
Dr. José Luis Mora statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 24, 2018
2. Dr. José Luis Mora statue
The statue shows Mora holding one of his most famous works, "México y sus revoluciones" (1836).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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