Guatemala City in Guatemala Department,
General Francisco de Paula Santander
Francisco de Paula Santander
"El Hombre de las Leyes"
Columbia a Guatemala
"The Man of the Laws"
From Columbia to Guatemala
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1978.
Location. 14° 35.342′ N, 90° 31.186′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala (Guatemala Department). Memorial is on Avenida Las Americas close to 1a Avenida, in the median. The marker, bust and Plaza Colombia are along the walking trail on Avenida Las Americas, near the intersection with 1a Avenida to the east and 6a Calle to the west in Zone 14 of Guatemala City. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01014, Guatemala. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Cecilio del Valle (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Antonio José de Irisarri (about 240 meters away); General José de San Martín (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Bernal Diaz de Castillo (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Carlos Merida (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding General Francisco de Paula Santander. Francisco José de Paula Santander y Omaña (Villa del Rosario de Cúcuta, Colombia, April 2, 1792 – Santa Fé de Bogotá, Colombia, May 6, 1840), was a Colombian military and political leader during the 1810–1819 War of Independence of the United Provinces of New Granada (present-day Colombia). He was the acting President of Gran Colombia between 1819 and 1826, and later elected by Congress as the President of the Republic of New Granada between 1832 and 1837. Santander came to be known as "The Man of the Laws". Adapted from Wikipedia
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.