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Acambay in Municipality of Acambay, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda

 
 
Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
1. Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda Marker
Inscription.  

Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda
5 de diciembre de 1898 – 1 de octubre de 1992
Médico investigador, académico y político acambayense; colaboró con el doctor Hans Zinsser en la Universidad de Harvard para elaborar la vacuna contra el tifus. En 1938 la perfeccionó conociendosé como la Vacuna Antitífica Castañeda y fue utilizada durante el desarrollo de la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Acambay, México el 19 de Noviembre del 2012

English translation:
Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda
December 5, 1898 - October 1, 1992
Medical researcher, academic and politician from Acambay. He collaborated with Dr. Hans Zinsser at Harvard University to develop the typhus vaccine. In 1938 he perfected the Castañeda Anti-typhus Vaccine. It was used extensively during World War II.
Acambay, Mexico on November 19, 2012
 
Erected 2012 by Ayuntamiento Constitucional de Acambay, 2009-2012.
 
Location. 19° 56.289′ N, 99° 50.526′ W. Marker is in Acambay, Estado de Mexico, in
Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
2. Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda Marker
The marker is attached to the base of this statue of Dr. Ruiz Castañeda at the entrance to the town of Acambay.
Municipality of Acambay. Marker is on Route 57 just north of Libramiento de Acambay, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acambay, Estado de Mexico 50300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Otomíes of Acambay (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Foundation of the "Acambayense League" (approx. 2 kilometers away); Parish and Ex Convent of San Miguel Arcángel (approx. 2 kilometers away); Parish Church of San Miguel Arcángel (approx. 2 kilometers away); Mexican Independence, Revolution and Acambay Earthquake (approx. 2 kilometers away); Execution of Lindoro Cajiga (approx. 2 kilometers away); The 1921 Acambay Earthquake (approx. 2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acambay.
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, World II
 
Statue of Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 1, 2019
3. Statue of Dr. Maximiliano Ruiz Castañeda
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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