Centro Histórico in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Alexander von Humboldt
A la memoria de Alejandro de Humboldt. que vivió en esta casa en el año de 1803.
En el Centísimo Aniversario de su nacimiento los alemanes residentes en México.
Setiembre 14 de 1869.
To the memory of Alexander von Humboldt, who lived in this house in 1803.
On the 100th Anniversary of his birth from the German residents in Mexico
September 14, 1869.
Erected 1869 by Alemanes residentes en México.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Exploration. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1869.
Location. 19° 25.824′ N, 99° 8.11′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Centro Histórico. Marker is on República de Uruguay just west of 5 de Febrero, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: República de Uruguay 80c, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Las Fábricas Universales (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); House of the Count de la Torre de Cossio The Novitiate of the Convent of Saint Augustine (about 120 meters away); First Street with Public Lighting (about 120 meters away); Benito Ricardo Ramírez Espíndola (about 150 meters away); Chapel of the Marquis of Salvatierra (about 150 meters away); The Temple of San Bernardo (about 150 meters away); Diego Franco (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Regarding Alexander von Humboldt. Humboldt arrived in Mexico at Acapulco on March 22, 1803. After traveling through New Spain for almost a year, he stayed in Veracruz from February 18 to March 7, 1804, where he left for Havana, Cuba.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.