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Juan Bautista Antequera y Bobadilla

La Laguna 1823 - Alhama de Murcia 1890
Spanish military and political leader, Vice-Admiral of the Spanish Navy
(Wikipedia)
Enrique Cejas Zaldívar
1977

Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Juan Bautista Antequera y Bobadilla   Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Juan Bautista Antequera y Bobadilla

Description

Bust on a stone pedestal.

During the Spanish-South American War of 1865, Antequera took command of the armored frigate Numancia under the command of Admiral Casto Méndez Nuñez attending the bombing of Valparaíso and the battle of Callao. He circumnavigated the earth with his ship.

Inscription(s)

Este monumento
fue erigido por
el periodico "El Dia"
1 de noviembre de 1977
This monument
was erected by
the newspaper "El Día"
1 November 1977

JUAN BAUTISTA
ANTEQUERA Y BOBADILLA
1823-1890

Almirante de la Armada, heroe
de la Campaña del Pacifico,
Ministro de Marina, Senador
for Canarias y primero en dar
la volta al mundo en un buque
acorazado al mando de la
fragata "numancia"

        "IN LORICATA NAVE
PRIMUS CIRCUMDEDISTI ME"

EN EL CENTENARIO DE SU
MUERTE - 17 MARZO 1990
Juan Bautista
Antequera y Bobadilla
1823-1890

Navy admiral, hero
of the Pacific Campaign,
Minister of the Navy, Senator
for the Canary Islands and first to
circumavigate the world on a
battleship as commander of the
frigate "Numancia"

        "In a battleship
he circumnavigated me for the first time"

On the 100th anniversary of his
death - 17 March 1990

Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Juan Bautista Antequera y Bobadilla

Sculptor

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Location (N 28°28'35" - W 16°14'45")

Item Code: esca600; Photograph: 1 February 2020
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