Centro Histórico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Dr. Antonio Marquez G.
Médicos mexicanos y la asociación civil de veteranos de la Cruz Blanca dedican este homenaje a la memoria del ilustre médico oaxaqueño Dr. Antonio Marquez G. quien murió frente a este lugar el dia 9 de feb de 1913 en el desempeño de su noble labor humanitaria
Mexican doctors and the Civil Association of Veterans of the Cruz Blanca (White Cross) dedicate this tribute to the memory of the illustrious doctor from the state of Oaxaca Dr. Antonio Marquez G. who died in front of this location on February 9, 1913 while in the pursuit of his noble humanitarian work.
Erected 1968 by Médicos mexicanos y la Asociación Civil de Veteranos de la Cruz Blanca.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is February 9, 1913.
Location. 19° 26.042′ N, 99° 7.911′ W. Marker is in Centro Histórico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Calle Seminario. The marker is about 50 meters north of the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centro Histórico CDMX 06000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Royal and Pontifical University of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); The Basin of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of Benito Juárez (within shouting distance of this marker); The City of Tenochtitlan (within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting of Juan Diego and Archbishop Zumárraga (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Sacred Precinct of Mexico-Tenochtitlan (about 90 meters away); Pedestrian Bridge over the Templo Mayor (about 90 meters away); Manuel Nicolás Carpancho (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centro Histórico.
Regarding Dr. Antonio Marquez G.. Dr. Marquez was killed while attending to the wounded during the "Decena Trágica" (Ten Tragic Days) during which Presidente Francisco Madero was overthrown by Victoriano Huerto and other Conservative forces. Dr. Marquez was working for the Cruz Blanca (The Neutral White Cross) which was an emergency medical assistance organization formed in Mexico during its Revolution to treat the wounded of either side of the conflict, regardless of the political persuasion of the injured.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.