Santiago Iglesias Pantin Monument in San Juan, Puerto Rico

This tribute to Santiago Iglesias Pantin is an example of the statues of successful politicians and leaders you will find in the Capital District. Santiago Iglesias was born in Spain in 1872 and arrived in Cuba as a stowaway. His long list of accomplishments included being a labor leader, journalist, founder of the country’s Socialist Party, Puerto Rico Senator for 16 years, and member of the U.S. Congress for six years.


Statue of Santiago Iglesias Pantin, Paseo Covadonga, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


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