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Guillermo Prieto

 
 
Guillermo Prieto Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 16, 2019
1. Guillermo Prieto Marker
Inscription.  

Guillermo Prieto
(1818-1897)
Nació en la ciudad de México, Poeta y Político liberal, anticlerical y populista, fue un personaje importante de la política de nuestro país, en la que participó activamente, fue Ministro de Hacienda y colaboró en la elaboración de las "Leyes de Reforma", es famoso por su frase:
"Los Valientes no asesinan"
Dicha en defensa del presidente Benito Juárez, ante la inminente amenaza de ser asesinado en su presencia, por sus propios oficiales, cumpliendo las órdenes del conservador Filemón Bravo en Guadalajara.

Su obra poética es vasta, en sus poemas "Los san Lunes de Fidel" y "Musa Callejera" recrea en cuadros costumbristas la vida popular de nuestra ciudad en aquella época.

English translation:
Guillermo Prieto
(1818-1897)
Born in Mexico City, he was both poet and a Liberal politician with anticlerical and populist views. He was an important character in our country's politics, in which he participated actively. As Minister of Finance he collaborated in the preparation of the Reform Laws and is famous for the phrase:
"The
Guillermo Prieto Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 16, 2019
2. Guillermo Prieto Marker
The marker can be seen mounted to this technical school building.
brave can not be killed."
This was said in defense of President Benito Juarez, before the imminent threat of his being assassinated by his own officers complying with the orders of the Conservative Filemón Bravo in Guadalajara.

His poetic work is vast. In his poems "Los San Lunes de Fidel" and "Musa Callejera" he recreates the popular life of our city at that time.
 
Erected by Comités Ciudadanos, Red Azteca.
 
Location. 19° 26.272′ N, 99° 9.582′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México. Marker is on Calle Guillermo Prieto just west of Serapio Rendón, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de México 06470, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Guillermo Prieto (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Valentín Gómez Farías (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); 400th Anniversary of the Virgin at Tepeyac (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tragedy at the Lobohombo Disco (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Anti-reelection Convention of April 1910 (approx. half a kilometer away); Francisco Díaz Covarrubias (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Justo Arosemena (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Louis Pasteur (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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