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Guatemala City in Guatemala Department, — Central America

Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López

Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
1. Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López Marker
Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
Facultad de Ciencias Juridicas y Sociales

Al Doctor Adolfo Mijangos Lopez

Nacio en Quetzaltenango el 8 de febrero 1920. Se graduo de abogado y notario en esta Facultad de Derecho el 16 de octubre de 1952. Se doctoro en la Universidad de Paris el 19 de diciembre de 1961. Como catedrático y como parlamentario fue un paladin de la libertad y por defenderla, fuerzas oscurantistas lo asesinaron cobardemente el 13 de enero de 1971.

Guatemala, 13 de septiembre de 1971.

English translation:
University of San Carlos of Guatemala
Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences

To Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López

Born in Quetzaltenango February 8, 1920. He graduated as a lawyer and notary from this Faculty of Law on October 16, 1952. He earned his doctorate from the University of Paris on December 19, 1961. He was a professor and as a congressman he was a stalwart of liberty. In order to defend this liberty, he was cowardly killed by the country’s dark forces on January 13, 1971.

Guatemala, September
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13, 1971.

Erected 1971.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is January 13, 1971.
Location. 14° 38.321′ N, 90° 30.649′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala (Guatemala Department). Marker is on 9a Avenida close to 10A Calle, on the right when traveling north. The marker is on the southern interior corridor of the University of San Carlos Museum (MUSAC) in Zone 1 of Guatemala City. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Students Massacred on April 12, 1962 (within shouting distance of this marker); Julio and Enrique de la Riva (within shouting distance of this marker); Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Fire in Guatemala City (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Murder of Abner Abdiel Hernandez Orellana (about 90 meters away); First Cathedral in Guatemala City (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Herrera Luna House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Former Postal Service (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López.
Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 6, 2016
2. Doctor Adolfo Mijangos López Marker
Dr. Mijangos was on the University of San Carlos' commission to study the transfer of a Guatemalan copper company (Exmibal) to a Canadian company. This transfer was supported by then President Osorio. Dr. Mijangos was assassinated when he left his office near 4a Avenida and 9a Calle of Guatemala City's Zone 1 on January 13, 1971.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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