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Colonia Juárez in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
 

Antonio León

 
 
Antonio León Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
1. Antonio León Marker
Inscription.  
Heroe Nacional
Nacio en 1794 en
Huajuapan Oaxaca.
Primer Gobernador
de su estado;
Valiente General
Defendio a la Patria
Contra la invasion
Norteamericana
Murio en la Batalla del
Molino del Rey en
Septiembre de 1847.

English translation:
Antonio León
National Hero
Born in 1794 in Huajuapan, Oaxaca.
First Governor of the state; Brave General, defended the nation against the United States invasion.
Died at the Battle of Molino del Rey in September 1847.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-American. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1847.
 
Location. 19° 25.96′ N, 99° 9.322′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Juárez. Memorial is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de México 06600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlos María de Bustamonte (within shouting distance of this marker); Ponciano Arriaga (about
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90 meters away, measured in a direct line); General Mariano Jiménez (about 90 meters away); Manuel López Cotilla (about 150 meters away); Donato Guerra (about 150 meters away); Fr. Servando Teresa de Mier (about 150 meters away); Juan Zuazua (about 150 meters away); Jesús Garcia Morales (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
 
Antonio León Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, November 1, 2015
2. Antonio León Marker
General Antonio León image. Click for full size.
3. General Antonio León
This image was taken from "Apuntes para la historia de la guerra entre México y los Estados Unidos," by Alcaraz, Ramón, et. al., 1848, Mexico City
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3. submitted on May 2, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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