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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Nemesio Diez Riega

 
 
Nemesio Diez Riega Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
1. Nemesio Diez Riega Marker
Inscription.
"En esta ciudad nació
al mundo de los negocios
Don Nemesio Diez Riega
uno de los empresarios más
talentosos de este país
de nacimiento español
y sanmiguelense de corazón"
San Miguel de Allende, Gto.
Marzo 6 de 2009

English translation:
"In this city was born to the world of business
Nemesio Diez Riega
one of the most talented businessmen of this country
Born in Spain but his heart is here in San Miguel"
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
March 6, 2009

 
Erected 2009.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 20° 54.636′ N, 100° 44.784′ W. Marker was in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker was on Calle Ancha de San Antonio just south of Calle Nemesio Diez, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato 37700, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. María Josefa Lina de la Canal y Hervas (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Allende Fountain (about 240 meters away); Armory of the Insurgents (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The House of Luis Malo
Nemesio Diez Riega Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
2. Nemesio Diez Riega Marker
(approx. 0.4 kilometers away); House of Juan Umarán (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Birthplace of Ignacio Allende (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Heroes' Bridge (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding Nemesio Diez Riega. Nemesio Diez Riega was born in Spain in 1909 and came to Mexico in 1923 at the age of 14. He worked in San Miguel de Allende, first taking care of cattle and eventually working in the Fidel Dobarganes Company, selling and buying grains. He soon moved to the city of Toluca and eventually made his big break by becoming involved in the Modelo Group, which grew to become a world-famous brewery, best known for its iconic product, Corona. The soccer stadium in Toluca is named for him.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce
 
The Nemesio Diez Riega monument and marker have been removed. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2017
3. The Nemesio Diez Riega monument and marker have been removed.
It is possible that the monument will be replaced after remodeling work is done in the area.
An additional Nemesio Diez Riega Marker and statue image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 5, 2017
4. An additional Nemesio Diez Riega Marker and statue
This statue and marker dedicated to Nemesio Diez Riega from December 3, 2016 is at the opposite (east) end of Calle Nemesio Diaz, where it intersects Calle Aldama (20.909135, -100.744037). Its marker text is very similar to the original marker.
The additional Nemesio Diez Riega marker dedicated on December 3, 2016. image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 5, 2017
5. The additional Nemesio Diez Riega marker dedicated on December 3, 2016.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on June 2, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4, 5. submitted on June 7, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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