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Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Diego Franco

 
 
Diego Franco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
1. Diego Franco Marker
Inscription.
En este Templo fue enterrado
Diego Franco.
primer actor mexicano.
1753
Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos

English translation:
Diego Franco
First Mexican actor,
was buried in this Temple.
1753
Catalogue of the Inspector General of Artistic and Historic Monuments

 
Erected by Catálogo de la Inspección General de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos.
 
Location. 19° 25.853′ N, 99° 8.025′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Calle Venustiano Carranza just east of Calle de la Palma, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle Venustiano Carranza 81, Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Temple of San Bernardo (a few steps from this marker); Juan de la Granja (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos (about 180 meters away); The House of Juan Altamirano (about 240 meters away); Café del Cazador
Diego Franco Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 4, 2017
2. Diego Franco Marker
The marker is to the left of the northern entrance to the Temple of San Bernard. Unfortunately, it is almost entirely blocked in this view by a traffic light.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Novitiate of the Convent of Saint Augustine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Chapel of the Marquis of Salvatierra (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Palace of the Counts of San Mateo Valparaiso (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Diego Franco. In his book, Reseña histórica del teatro en México (Historical outline of the Mexican theatre), Enrique Olavarría y Ferrari mentions that Diego Francisco de Asís was one of the most famous and loved actors of the Coliseo Viejo (Old Coliseum) in 1722. Diego died at age 45 in 1753.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionColonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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