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Alberto Velázquez

 
 
Alberto Velázquez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
1. Alberto Velázquez Marker
Inscription.
Aquí vivio
El Poeta
Alberto Velazquez
Homenaje del Senado
de la
Camara Junior de Guatemala
1973.-

English translation:
Here lived the poet
Alberto Velázquez
Tribute from the Senate of the Junior House of Guatemala (Jaycees)
1973

 
Erected 1973 by Senado de la Cámara Junior de Guatemala.
 
Location. 14° 38.657′ N, 90° 30.732′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 7a Avenida just north of 5a Calle, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidential House (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (about 180 meters away); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (about 210 meters away); Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (about
Alberto Velázquez Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2018
2. Alberto Velázquez Marker
The marker is to the right of the door of the residence seen in this view.
240 meters away); Conrado de la Cruz and Herlindo Cifuentes Castillo (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tragedy of the “Virgen de la Asunción” Safe Home (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Alberto Velázquez. Alberto Velázquez (1891-1968) was a Guatemalan poet, most famous for his Jura a la bandera, or Oath to the Flag. He was also a founding member of the Bank of Guatemala and the Guatemalan Red Cross. He also lived in Quetzaltenango and is buried there.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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