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Vicente Riva Palacio

 
 
Vicente Riva Palacio Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 7, 2017
1. Vicente Riva Palacio Marker
The marker has most likely been stolen. It was previously at the base of the statue of Riva Palacio.
Inscription.
Vicente Riva Palacio
1832 – 1896
Nació en la ciudad de México. Participó en la Revolución de Ayutla y estuvo al frente del Ejército del Centro durante la intervención extranjera. Fue gobernador de los estados de México y Michoacán y Magistrado de la Suprema Corte durante el gobierno de Juárez. Su obra literaria es muy vasta. Murió en Madrid.

English translation:
Vicente Riva Palacio
1832 – 1896
Born in Mexico City, he participated in the Revolution of Ayutla and was the leader of the Central Army during the foreign intervention. He was governor of the states of México and Michoacán and also a Magistrate of the Supreme Court during the government of Juárez. His literary work is vast. He died in Madrid.

 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 19° 26.98′ N, 99° 8.028′ W. Marker was in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker was on Paseo de la Reforma, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Paseo de la Reforma 650, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06900, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Tecpan throughout time (within shouting distance of this marker); José Guadalupe Posada
Vicente Riva Palacio Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 7, 2017
2. Vicente Riva Palacio Marker
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Hahnemann (about 120 meters away); Cuitlahuac (about 180 meters away); Architectonic puzzle: The façade of Tecpan (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Small Area of Tlatelolco (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Friar Bernardino Sahagún (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Church of Santiago (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Vicente Riva Palacio. The foreign intervention mentioned in the marker text in which Riva Palacio fought was the French Intervention of 1862-1867.
 
Also see . . .  México Mágico and the Statues of the Paseo de la Reforma. The text for the missing marker is from this excellent site (in Spanish) dedicated to Mexican history in general, including the statues of the Paseo de la Reforma. (Submitted on August 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, Non-US
 
Vicente Riva Palacio statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 7, 2017
3. Vicente Riva Palacio statue
A distant view of the Vicente Riva Palacio statue, viewed to the east image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 7, 2017
4. A distant view of the Vicente Riva Palacio statue, viewed to the east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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