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Colonia Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Valentín Gómez Farías

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
1. Valentín Gómez Farías Marker
Inscription.  

Valentín Gómez Farías
(1781-1858)
Nació el 14 de febrero en la ciudad de Guadalajara, médico, político y convencido reformista y liberal.

En 1812 fue electo diputado a las Cortes de Cádiz y en 1821 se adhirió al Plan de Iguala. Fue senador por Jalisco de 1825 a 1830, después secretario de Relaciones Exteriores durante el gobierno de Manuel Gómez Pedraza.

Gómez Farías estuvo afiliado a las logias masónicas, y con apoyo de éstas, promovió la primera Reforma en 1833.

Falleció el 5 de julio y la iglesia le negó cristiana sepultura, su cuerpo tuvo que ser sepultado en la huerta de la casa de su hija en Mixcoac.

English translation:
Valentín Gómez Farías
(1781-1858)
He was born on February 14th in the city of Guadalajara. He was a doctor, politician and convinced reformer and liberal.

In 1812 he was elected deputy to the Courts of Cádiz and in 1821 he joined the Iguala Plan. He was senator for Jalisco from 1825 to 1830, then Secretary of Foreign Affairs during the government of Manuel Gómez Pedraza.

Gómez Farías was affiliated with
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By J. Makali Bruton, February 15, 2019
2. Valentín Gómez Farías Marker
the Masonic lodges, and with the support of these, promoted the first Reform in 1833.

He died on July 5th and the church denied him a Christian burial. His body had to be buried in the garden of his daughter's house in Mixcoac.
 
Erected by Comités Ciudadanos, Red Azteca.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 19° 26.205′ N, 99° 9.433′ W. Marker is in Colonia Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Valentín Gómez Farías and Avenida Insurgentes Norte, on the right when traveling west on Calle Valentín Gómez Farías. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonia Cuauhtémoc, Ciudad de México 06470, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tragedy at the Lobohombo Disco (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Labour Laws / Oliverio Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Agrarian Laws / Oliverio Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Guillermo Prieto (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Reform Laws / Oliverio Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Independence / Oliverio Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Anti-reelection Convention of April 1910
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(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); a different marker also named Guillermo Prieto (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonia Cuauhtémoc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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