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General Manuel Belgrano

1770 — 1820

 
 
General Manuel Belgrano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
1. General Manuel Belgrano Marker
Inscription. Statesman, Leader and Forerunner of the Independence Movement in Latin America. Promoter of the economy and education, mentor of the principles of freedom that burst onto the Argentine early political scene in May 1810. An exemplary soldier, he triumphantly commanded the army in the battles of Tucuman and Salta, which consolidated freedom and independence in Argentina. A commendable man of unblemished reputation, a model to be emulated by men and women of principles throughout history and from every part of the world.
 
Location. 38° 54.883′ N, 77° 2.782′ W. Marker is in Sheridan-Kalorama, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Connecticut Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1810 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Reagan Assassination Attempt (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClellan Memorial (about 700 feet away); From 1890 to 1910 (about 800 feet away); Fraser Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Connecticut Ave. from Lafayette Square to Ashmead Place (approx.
General Manuel Belgrano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
2. General Manuel Belgrano Marker
0.2 miles away); Alberto Santos-Dumont (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheridan-Kalorama.
 
Categories. Heroes
 
General Manuel Belgrano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
3. General Manuel Belgrano Marker
General Manuel Belgrano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
4. General Manuel Belgrano Marker
Agregaduria Militar Ejercito Argentino image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
5. Agregaduria Militar Ejercito Argentino
Military Attaché Argentine Army
General Manuel Belgrano image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
6. General Manuel Belgrano
Close-up of bust by Ignacio Ibarra
General Manuel Belgrano image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
7. General Manuel Belgrano
Close-up of bust by Ignacio Ibarra
General Belgrano House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
8. General Belgrano House
Ejército Argentino Nació con la Patria en Mayo de 1810 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2013
9. Ejército Argentino Nació con la Patria en Mayo de 1810
Argentine Army Born with the Motherland in May 1810
General Belgrano House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 19, 2014
10. General Belgrano House
General Belgrano image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 19, 2014
11. General Belgrano
Mucho me falta para ser un verdadero padre de la Patria, me contentaría con ser un buen hijo de ella. (English: Far from being a father of the Nation, I would be satisfied with being her good son.) -- Manuel Belgrano.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   10, 11. submitted on November 19, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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