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José María Chávez

 
 
José María Chávez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
1. José María Chávez Marker
Inscription.
Jose Maria Chavez
Defensor de la Republica

Nacio en 1812
en Aguascalientes;
Goberno con acierto
en su estado natal,
abrio centros de
cultura popular.
Murio defendiendo a
su patria contra
extranjeros invasores
en el año de 1864.

English translation:
José María Chávez
Defender of the Republic

He was born in 1812 in Aguascalientes. He governed his home state with skill, opening centers of popular culture. He died defending the nation against foreign invaders in 1864.

 
Location. 19° 25.792′ N, 99° 9.677′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Paseo de la Reforma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71 Paseo de la Reforma, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06500, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (within shouting distance of this marker); Coronel Gregorio Méndez (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Leonardo Bravo (about 90 meters away); Hermenegildo Galeana (about 90 meters away); José Eduardo de Cárdenas
José María Chávez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
2. José María Chávez Marker
The marker on the reverse of the statue uses the older word "tino" instead of the "acierto" used on the front marker, both to describe "skill."
(about 90 meters away); General Antonio Rosales (about 180 meters away); Ramón Carmona (about 180 meters away); Monument to Cuauhtémoc and His Warriors (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding José María Chávez. José María Chávez organized a local militia and fought against the French invasion. He was captured by the French and executed near Hacienda Mal Paso, Zacatecas on April 5, 1864.
 
Categories. Wars, Non-US
 
José María Chávez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
3. José María Chávez Marker
José María Chávez statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 23, 2017
4. José María Chávez statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 4, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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