Quetzaltenango, Guatemala — Central America
Monument to Benito Juárez
Monumento a Benito Juarez
Nació en San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, el 21 de marzo de 1806 y murió en la Ciudad de México, 18 de julio de 1872 fue un abogado y político mexicano, de origen indígena zapoteca, presidente de México en varias ocasiones del 18 de diciembre de 1857 al 18 de julio de 1872. Se le conoce como el “Benemérito de las Américas”. Es célebre su frase “Entre los individuos, como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz”.
La Colonia Mexicana donó el monumento para la celebración del Centenario de la Independencia de Guatemala.
Monument to Benito Juárez
He was born in San Pablo Guelatao, Oaxaca, March 21st, 1806 and died in Mexico City July 18th, 1872. He was a lawyer and Mexican politician, with indigenous Zapoteca origins. He was president of Mexico multiple times from December 18th, 1857 to July 18th, 1872. He is known as “Benemérito de las Américas”. His saying is celebrated: “Among individuals, as among nations, respect of foreign rights is peace.”
The Mexican population in
Erected by Centro de Estudios Integrados (C.E.I.), Bachillerato en Turismo y Administración de Hoteles, Promociones 2013-2014 y 2014-2015.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is March 21, 1806.
Location. 14° 50.633′ N, 91° 31.183′ W. Marker is in Quetzaltenango. Marker is on 4a Calle just east of 16 Avenida, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 10th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Peace Accords (approx. half a kilometer away); Hospital General de Occidente “San Juan de Dios” (approx. half a kilometer away); National Girls School No. 2 "Antonia Estrada Monzón" (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Los Altos Electric Railway (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Dr. Rodolfo Robles (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Bethel Evangelical Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Osmundo Arriola (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quetzaltenango.
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