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Barcelona in Barcelonès, Catalonia, Spain
 

José Rizal (1861-1896)

 
 
José Rizal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
1. José Rizal Marker
Inscription.  
(Catalan:)

L'heroi nacional filipí José Rizal fou acollit, en arribar a Barcelona el 1882, en aquest Hotel España, conegut aleshores com a Fonda España.

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(English translation:)

The Filipino national hero, José Rizal, was welcomed here, when he arrived in Barcelona in 1882, at the Hotel España, then known as the España Inn.
 
Location. 41° 22.797′ N, 2° 10.368′ E. Marker is in Barcelona, Catalonia, in Barcelonès. Marker is at the intersection of Carrer de Sant Pau and Carrer de l'Arc de Sant Agustí, on the left when traveling south on Carrer de Sant Pau. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carrer de Sant Pau, 9-11, Barcelona, Catalonia 08001, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (here, next to this marker); Hans Christian Andersen (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Carles Pi i Sunyer (about 150 meters away); Catalan Satire and Humor (about 180 meters away); Tablao Flamenco Cordobes (about 210 meters away); Frederic Chopin

José Rizal (1861-1896) Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 18, 2019
2. José Rizal (1861-1896) Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here above the "H" and the marker for Josep Rodoreda i Santigós.
(about 210 meters away); The Miracle of Saint Joseph Oriol (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Ramon Bech i Taberner (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barcelona.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. "La Solaridad"
 
Also see . . .
1. Rizal in Barcelona, Spain (joserizal.ph). "16 June 1882: At 12:00 noon, Rizal arrived at Barcelona and boarded in the Fonda De España." (Submitted on October 16, 2019.) 

2. José Rizal (Wikipedia). "José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda (June 19, 1861 – December 30, 1896) was a Filipino nationalist and polymath during the tail end of the Spanish colonial period of the Philippines. An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal became a writer and a key member of the Filipino Propaganda Movement which advocated political reforms for the colony under Spain.... He was executed by the Spanish colonial government for the crime of rebellion after the Philippine Revolution, inspired in part by his writings, broke out.... He is widely considered one of the greatest heroes of the Philippines..." (Submitted on October 16, 2019.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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