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Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
 

Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán

 
 
Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
1. Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán Marker
Inscription.
“Hermosa la vida universitaria
cuando se vive para el servicio
y cuando se vive para hacer el bien”
Dr. Carlos Martinez Duran
28/03/1908 – 08/05/1974
Rector Universidad de San Carlos
de Guatemala
1945 -1950
1953-1962
Guatemala, Septiembre de 1996
Administracion
Dr. Jafeth Cabrera Franco

English translation:
"Life at the university is beautiful when
it’s lived as a path to service and
it’s taken on to do good”
Dr. Carlos Martinez Duran
March 28, 1908 – May 8, 1974
Rector of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala
1945 -1950
1953-1962
Guatemala, September 1996
Administration of
Dr. Jafeth Cabrera Franco

 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 14° 35.316′ N, 90° 32.9′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on Boulevard Universitario just from 11a Avenida, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is in the roundabout some 100 meters east of where the Anillo Periférico (Guatemala City Ring Road) enters into the USAC. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01012, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers
Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
2. Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oliverio Castañeda de León (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); 300th Anniversary of the Founding of the San Carlos University of Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Martyrs' Plaza of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Assassination of Mario López Larrave (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Carlos Merida (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); Mario Dary Rivera (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme (approx. 3 kilometers away); Benito Juárez (approx. 3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
 
Regarding Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán. Interestingly, this marker was dedicated under the administration of Rector Dr. Jafeth Cabrera Franco, who is currently the Vice President of Guatemala as of 2016.
 
Categories. Education
 
Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2016
3. Dr. Carlos Martínez Durán bust
Not surprisingly, this bust bears the initials of RGT, Rodolfo Galeotti Torres, probably Guatemala's most prolific sculptor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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