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Iván Duque Márquez

by Manila on June 18, 2018

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Birth: 1 August, 1976

Ethnicity: Colombian (Spanish [Andalusian, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese], Basque, Catalan, Galician, as well as small amount of African, and Indigenous [Muisca and Tahamí]), as well as remote French, Indigenous Ecuadorian [Quechua], Italian [including Sicilian], and Portuguese

Iván Duque Márquez is a Colombian lawyer and politician. He is the President-elect of Colombia, set to assume office on 7 August, 2018. He was a member of the Senate of Colombia, from 20 July, 2014 to 10 April, 2018.

His father, Iván Duque Escobar, was a lawyer, journalist, and politician. His mother, Juliana Márquez Tono, is a political scientist.

President-elect Duque is married to María Juliana “Maju” Ruiz Sandoval, with whom he has three children.

President-elect Duque’s paternal grandfather was Abdón Duque Villegas (the son of Genaro Duque Monsalve and Ana Rosa Villegas Celis). Genaro was the son of Abdón Duque and Rosa Monsalve Gómez. Ana Rosa was the daughter of Juan Nepomuceno Villegas Ramírez and Paulina Celis Montoya.

President-elect Duque’s paternal grandmother was Carolina Escobar Sanín (the daughter of Ricardo Escobar Jaramillo and Eva Sanín Arango). Ricardo was the son of Daniel Escobar Ruiz and Mercedes Jaramillo Álvarez. Eva was the daughter of Ricardo Sanín Cambas and Beatriz Arango Cadavid.

President-elect Duque’s maternal grandfather was Hernando Márquez Arbeláez (the son of Adolfo Márquez Villegas and María Arbeláez Vélez). Hernando was born in Ibagué, Tolima. Adolfo was the son of Ancízar Márquez Ceballos and María Dolores Faustina Villegas González. President-elect Duque’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Jesús Arbeláez Echeverri and Inés Vélez Upegui.

President-elect Duque’s maternal grandmother was Stella Tono Caicedo (the daughter of Antonio Tono de la Espriella and María de la Luz Caicedo Buenaventura). Stella was born in Cartagena, Bolívar. Antonio was the son of Augusto Tono Macía and Rosa de la Espriella Abadía. Luz was the daughter of Gentil Caicedo Montealegre and Ana Joaquina de Jesús Buenaventura Durán.

President-elect Duque’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Lucrecia Galindo.

Sources: Genealogies of Iván Duque Márquez https://www.geni.com
https://gw.geneanet.org

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Karamo Brown

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Karamo Brown – “Gringo” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals – Regal LA LIVE Stadium 14, 1000 W Olympic Boulevard – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Karamo Karega Brown

Place of Birth: Houston, Harris, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 2, 1980

Ethnicity: Afro-Jamaican

Karamo Brown is an American television host, reality television personality, activist, and actor.

Karamo is the son of Charmaine Marie (Grant) and Henry I. Brown. Karamo’s parents are from Jamaica. Karamo has two children.

Karamo has stated:

I’m a single father of two boys and I love making and producing TV. I’m first generation American, both of my parents are Jamaican and I was a social worker for many years before transitioning into TV full time about four years ago.

Sources: Birth record of Karamo Brown – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Karamo’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

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Gilberto Silva

by stlucas on June 15, 2018

Gilberto Silva (Brazil) – 2010 Soccer – 2010 FIFA World Cup – Brazil vs Korea (2-1) – June 15, 2010 – Ellis Park Stadium – Johannesburg, South Africa – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – 0 – Photo Credit: Insidefoto / PR Photos 

Birth Name: Gilberto Aparecido da Silva

Place of Birth: Lagoa da Prata, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Date of Birth: October 7, 1976

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, African, Indigenous, possibly other]

Gilberto Silva is a Brazilian professional soccer player.

Gilberto is the son of Maria Izabel and Nísio/Nízio da Silva.

A MyHeritage DNA test whose results were displayed on Youtube stated that Gilberto’s genetic ancestry includes:

*32.6% African
——–*19.4% Nigerian
——–*10.6% Kenyan
——–*2.6% Central African
*31.7% European
——–*16.3% South European
————*16.3% Iberian
——–*10.9% North and West European
————*5.9% Irish, Scottish, and Welsh
————*5.0% Scandinavian
——–*3.1% East European
——–*1.4% Ashkenazi Jewish
*18.2% American
——–*17.0% Central American
——–*1.2% South American

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Félix Trinidad

by dlxzvs on June 10, 2018

Birth Name: Félix Juan Trinidad García

Place of Birth: Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: January 10, 1973

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Félix Trinidad is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. He is the son of Irma Doris Trinidad and professional boxer Félix Trinidad, Sr.

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Saba Anglana

by Mixed Kidd on June 10, 2018

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Date of Birth: November 17, 1970

Ethnicity:
*Italian (father)
*Somali (mother)

Saba Anglana is a Somali-Italian actress and international singer. Her father was a former commander in the Italian military, and her mother was the daughter of an exiled Somali living in neighboring Ethiopia.

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