Veracruz in Municipality of Veracruz, Mexico — The Gulf Coast
Pedro Sainz de Baranda
Marino novohispano de la Guerra de Independencia quien capituló el último Batallón Español en San Juan de Ulúa el 23 de noviembre de 1825
Pedro Sainz de Baranda Street
Seaman of New Spain who, during the War of Independence, oversaw the surrender of the last Spanish battalion in San Juan de Ulúa on November 23, 1825
Location. 19° 11.902′ N, 96° 7.804′ W. Marker is in Veracruz, in Municipality of Veracruz. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Pedro Sainz Baranda and General Figueroa, on the left when traveling east on Calle Pedro Sainz Baranda. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Veracruz 91709, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Witnesses of the Future (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lebanese Immigrants to Mexico (about 120 meters away); Inauguration of the Port of Veracruz, 1902 "Laying the Breakwater Track" (about 150 meters away); Monument to 100 years of Jewish Immigration to Mexico (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Independence Heroes of Veracruz (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Bastion of Santiago (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Alexander von Humboldt (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Veracruz.
Regarding Pedro Sainz de Baranda. Pedro Sainz de Baranda y Borreiro (March 13, 1787 - December 16, 1845) was a soldier, sailor and politician of New Spain, born in San Francisco de Campeche and died in Mérida, Yucatán. He took part in the famous Battle of Trafalgar where he was wounded and promoted to lieutenant. During the Mexican War of Independence, he defeated a royalist convoy near Veracruz when the Fort of San Juan de Ulúa was besieged in 1825. On November 23 of that same year, through the capitulation of that fort to him, the long process of the Mexico's independence was finally finished. He was governor of Yucatan in 1835. Translated from Wikipedia
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.