Colonia Juárez in Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Valley of Mexico (The Central Highlands)
Nacio en Mexico
Alumno del Colegio
Lucho hasta morir
en favor de las leyes
en el Monte de las
Cruces en 1861
Defender of the Reform
Born in Mexico City in 1833.
Cadet of the Military College at Chapultepec.
Fought to the death, sacrificed for the good of the Reform Laws at Monte de las Cruces in 1861.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
Location. 19° 26.099′ N, 99° 9.028′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de México. It is in Colonia Juárez. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 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. Ignacio Ramírez (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Lerdo de Tejada (within shouting distance of this marker); Manuel Cepeda Peraza Andrés Quintana Roo (about 150 meters away); Julián Villagrán (about 240 meters away); Nicolás García de San Vicente (about 240 meters away); Jesús Terán (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); General Ignacio Pesqueira (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de México.
Regarding Leandro Valle. Leandro Valle was one of Benito Juárez's youngest and most capable generals during the Reform War. He was captured and shot by a firing squad at Monte de Las Cruces, Distrito Federal on June 23, 1861 by the forces of Conservative General Leonardo Márquez.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.