Famous people on Guatemala's street names


Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt 8 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He was a member of the Democratic Party and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms. His initial two terms were centered on combating the Great Depression, while his third and fourth saw him shift his focus to America's involvement in World War II.

John the Baptist

John the Baptist 7 John the Baptist was a Jewish preacher active in the area of the Jordan River in the early 1st century AD. He is also known as Saint John the Forerunner in Eastern Orthodoxy, John the Immerser in some Baptist Christian traditions, Saint John by certain Catholic churches, and Prophet Yahya in Islam. He is sometimes alternatively referred to as John the Baptiser.

Mateo Flores

Mateo Flores 4 Doroteo Guamuch Flores, also called Mateo Flores, was a Guatemalan long-distance runner who won several international events, including the Boston Marathon in 1952.

Atanasio Tzul

Atanasio Tzul 2 Atanasio Tzul fue un líder indígena guatemalteco, del pueblo maya k'iche', figura representativa del Levantamiento indígena de Totonicapán de 1820, que derrotó el poder español de la localidad e impuso durante veintinueve días un gobierno propio en la región conocida como «Totonicapán en el Reino de Guatemala».

Miguel García Granados

Miguel García Granados 2 Miguel García Granados y Zavala was a Spanish-born Guatemalan politician and military general who served as President of Guatemala from 1871 to 1873.

Raúl Aguilar Batres

Raúl Aguilar Batres 2 Raúl Aguilar Batres was a Guatemalan civil engineer. He is the inventor of the street naming and house numbering conventions that are used in Guatemala City and other cities in Guatemala.

Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas 2 Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent from the maritime city of Patara in Anatolia during the time of the Roman Empire. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, toymakers, unmarried people, and students in various cities and countries around Europe. His reputation evolved among the pious, as was common for early Christian saints, and his legendary habit of secret gift-giving gave rise to the traditional model of Santa Claus through Sinterklaas.
7 unique persons spotted on 27 streets