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Part Alta in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain — Southwestern Europe (Iberian Peninsula)
 

Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja

 
 
Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2022
1. Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja Marker
Inscription.  
En aquesta casa va viure i morir Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja, nascut el 30 de maig de 1 810 en el número 11 d'aquest carrer. Amb motiu del centenari de la seva mort.

(English translation:)

In this house lived and died Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja, born on the 30th of May, 1810, in No. 11 on this street. On the occasion of the centenary of his death.
 
Erected 1991 by Ajuntament de Tarragona.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1810.
 
Location. 41° 7.093′ N, 1° 15.465′ E. Marker is in Tarragona, Cataluña (Catalonia). It is in Part Alta. Marker is on Carrer de la Merceria, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Carrer de la Merceria 5, Tarragona, Cataluña 43003, Spain. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fray Francisco Iglesias i Doménech (a few steps from this marker); Antic Ajuntament / Former City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa del Cambrer / The Camerlengo's House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Antoni Rovira i Virgili (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Josep Alsina Amorós (about 90 meters away); Casa dels Concilis / Council House (about 120 meters away); Casa del General / House of the General (about 120 meters away); Ángel Barceló Vallvé (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarragona.
 
Also see . . .  Buenaventura Hernández Sanahuja (Wikipedia, in Spanish).
Excerpt (in translation): "He was born in Tarragona in 1810. An archaeologist and officer of the Corps of Archivists, Librarians and Antiques, he was the director of the Archaeological Museum of Tarragona. He was also a corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, the Royal Academy of History, and the Antiquarian Academy of Rome. Author of several works and collaborator of La Ilustración Católica, he died in Tarragona, according to Ossorio and Bernard, on November 10, 1891."
(Submitted on July 8, 2022.) 
 
Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2022
2. Bonaventura Hernández i Sanahuja Marker - wide view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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