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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

"La Solidaridad"

 
 
"La Solidaridad" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 19, 2019
1. "La Solidaridad" Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)

Seu del periòdic reformista filipí (1889-1895)
des del qual l'heroi nacional José Rizal
i d'altres personalitats, van contribuir
decisivament a la independència del seu país.

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(Pilipino:)

Luklukan ng pahayagang repormistang Pilipino
(1889-1895) kung saan ang pambansang bayani
ng Pilipinas na si Jose Rizal
at iba pang mga nakibahagi ay nag-ambag nang
malaki tungo sa kasarinlan ng kandlang bansa.
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(English translation:)

Headquarters of the Philippine reformist newspaper (1889-1895), where the national hero, Jose Rizal, and other personalities contributed decisively to the independence his country.
 
Erected by Ajuntament de Barcelona.
 
Location. 41° 23.029′ N, 2° 10.173′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is at the intersection of Plaça del Bonsuccés, on the right when traveling east on Plaça del Bonsuccés. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Plaça del Bonsuccés, 5, Barcelona, Catalonia 08001, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are

"La Solidaridad" Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 19, 2019
2. "La Solidaridad" Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here by the entrance to the cafe.
within walking distance of this marker. El Torno / El Torn / The Foundling Wheel (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Joaquim Serra i Corominas (about 90 meters away); Andreu Nin (about 150 meters away); Roberto Bolaño Ávalos (about 150 meters away); Rómulo Gallegos (about 150 meters away); Portaferrissa - La "Porta Ferriça" / Portaferrissa - The Iron Gate (about 210 meters away); Roman Sepulchral Way and Vila de Madrid Square (about 210 meters away); Jaume Fuster Birthplace (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Also see . . .  La solidaridad (Wikipedia). "La Solidaridad (The Solidarity) was an organization created in Spain on December 13, 1888. Composed of Filipino liberals exiled in 1872 and students attending Europe's universities, the organization aimed to increase Spanish awareness of the needs of its colony, the Philippines, and to propagate a closer relationship between the Philippines and Spain.... Headed by José Rizal's cousin, Galicano Apacible, it also issued a newspaper of the same name which was published in Barcelona, Spain on February 15, 1889. It was edited by Graciano López Jaena and later on by Marcelo H. del Pilar. The social, cultural, and economic conditions of the colonial Philippines was published in La Solidaridad. Speeches of the Spanish liberals about the Philippines was also featured in the
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newspaper." (Submitted on October 5, 2019.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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