San José in Municipality of San José, Costa Rica
Dr. Luis Herrera Campins
Presidente de la Republica de Venezuela
A Costa Rica en ocasión del
Bicentenario del nacimiento
del gran sabio venezolano
Dr. Luis Herrera Campins
President of the Republic of Venezuela
To Costa Rica on occasion of the
200th anniversary of the birth
of the Venezuelan genius
November 29, 1981
Location. 9° 56.066′ N, 84° 4.259′ W. Marker is in San José, San José, in Municipality of San José. Marker can be reached from Avenida 1, Eladio Prado Sáenz just from Calle 15. Touch for map. The marker and bust are in the southwestern corner of the National Park (Parque Nacional). Marker is in this post office area: San José 10101, Costa Rica.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Monument of Costa Rica (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Christopher Columbus in Costa Rica (approx. 0.3 kilometers Juan Vazquez de Coronado (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Juan Mora Fernández (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); The University of Santo Tomás (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); The 150th Anniversary of the First Catholic Diocese in Costa Rica (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); The Declaration of Central American Independence (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San José.
Regarding Andrés Bello. Andrés de Jesús María y José Bello López (b. Caracas, Venezuela on November 29, 1781 – d. Santiago, Chile on October 15, 1865) was a South American humanist, diplomat, poet, legislator, philosopher, educator and philologist, whose political and literary works constitute an important part of Spanish American culture. He worked for 19 years (1810-1829) in London, England as representative of the revolutionary forces of Simón Bolívar, seeking diplomatic recognition and increased economic ties. He eventually returned to South America and moved to Chile, being instrumental in the establishment of their legal system.
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