jueves, 8 de febrero de 2018

Antonio Arriaga Ochoa, an Illustrious Patzcuarence

Among the illustrious characters of Pátzcuaro, we find Antonio Arriaga Ochoa. Prominent lawyer, museum buff, historian, writer, and poet of the 20th century in Mexico.


Antonio Arriaga Ochoa, a painting at the Library at the Michoacan Regional Museum
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa, a painting at the Library at the  Michoacan Regional Museum

Antonio Arriaga Ochoa, was a promoter of Pátzcuaro culture.  He was born in Pátzcuaro in January 1913, and died in Mexico City on December 25, 1974. He promoted the redevelopment of what is now the Casa de Los Once Patios in our magical village.
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa an illustrious Patzcuarence
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa an illustrious Patzcuarence

He carried out important work to restore the building where Generalisimo Morelos (Don José María Morelos y Pavón) was born.  This building subsequently became the Museum “Casa Natal de Morelos”.
He was also director of the Chapultepec Castle, National Museum of History for 16 years, beginning in 1955.
In the city of Morelia, the last January 30, a tribute in his honor was held as part of the 132nd anniversary of the Michoacán Regional Museum, of which he was also director.

132nd Anniversary of the Michoacan Regional Museum
132nd Anniversary of the Michoacan Regional Museum

Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library

Among his other accomplishments was the reopening of the Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library, which has more than three thousand volumes and more than five thousand additional texts.  Among this collection are books donated from his personal library.

Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia

Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia

Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia
Antonio Arriaga Ochoa Library in Morelia

In this homage, we saw the valuable contribution of this illustrious patzcuarence to the cultural heritage of Mexico.

  Diego Prieto Hernández, Director of the National Institute of Antropology and History
Diego Prieto Hernández, Director of the National Institute of Antropology and History
Diego Prieto Hernández, Director of the National Istitute of Antropology and History.
Diego Prieto Hernández, Director of the National Istitute of Antropology and History.

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