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Quetzaltenango in Municipality of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
 

Juan José Ortega

 
 
Juan José Ortega Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 30, 2016
1. Juan José Ortega Marker
Inscription.
La Municipalidad
de Quezaltenango
al ilustre
Doctor
Juan José Ortega
en el
Primer centenario
de su nacimiento.
7 de noviembre de 1958.

English translation:
The Municipality of Quetzaltenango
to the illustrious
Doctor Juan José Ortega
on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
November 7, 1958

 
Erected 1958 by La Municipalidad de Quezaltenango.
 
Location. 14° 50.148′ N, 91° 31.127′ W. Marker is in Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango, in Municipality of Quetzaltenango. Marker is on 13a Avenida just south of 3a Calle, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3-53 13a Avenida, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 23 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The German School of Guatemala (within shouting distance of this marker); 1962 Student Protests in Quetzaltenango (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Jesús Castillo (about 180 meters away); Osmundo Arriola (about 210 meters away); Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal
Juan José Ortega Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 30, 2016
2. Juan José Ortega Marker
The marker is to the left of the smaller "Hotel Los Olivos" sign.
(about 210 meters away); Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Manuel Tzoc, Founder of Nahualá (approx. 21.6 kilometers away in Sololá).
 
Regarding Juan José Ortega. Juan José Ortega was an eminent Guatemalan doctor, director of the Guatemala City General Hospital for many years. He is remembered as one of the first to experiment with X-rays in Guatemala, not long after Roentgen's initial discovery in 1895.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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