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Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

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Plaza Padre Hilario

José del Perojo y Figueras

Santiago de Cuba 1850 - Madrid 1908
Spanish-Cuban philosopher, journalist, writer and politician; he died suddenly in the meeting hall of the House of Representatives, defending an amendment to split the province of Canarias in two provinces
(Wikipedia)
Facundo Fierro
c. 2000

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  José del Perojo y Figueras   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  José del Perojo y Figueras

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

jose
PEROJO
1852-1908


ilustre diputado cunero
por las palmas de gran
canario fallecio tras su
intervencion parlamentaria
en las cortes españolas
en defensa de los
intereses de la isla.
en reconocimiento la
ciudad dio su nombre a
la calle. año de 1910.
las palmas de gran canaria
8-11-2000
siendo alcalde

jose manuel soria lopez
se inaugura este monumento
realizado por el artista
facundo fierro

José
Perojo
1852-1908


illustrious 'cunero' deputy
for Las Palmas de Gran
Canaria, died after his
parliamentary intervention
in the Spanish Cortes
in defense of the
interests of the island.
In recognition the
city gave his name to
the street. 1910.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
8 November 2000
being mayor
José Manuel Lopez Soria
who inaugurated this monument
made by the artist
Facundo Fierro.

Sculptor

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Location (N 28°6'39" - W 15°25'11")

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