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Francisco Morazán Day 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Francisco Morazán Day is a public holiday in Honduras, it's annually observed on October 3.

It is the birth anniversary of the second President of Central American Federation Francisco Morazán.

Since he dominated military and political scene in Honduras, this holiday is also known as Soldier's Day.

Francisco Morazán was born on October 3, 1792 in Tegucigalpa, the capital of present-day Honduras.

He participated in declaration of independence of Honduras from the Mexican Empire in 1821and in adoption of the Constitution of Honduras in 1825.

Francisco Morazán became President of Honduras in 1827 and later President of Central American Federation.

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