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Patricia Clarkson

by madman on January 16, 2018

Birth Name: Patricia Davies Clarkson

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 29, 1959

Ethnicity: 1/8th Basque, 1/8th Ashkenazi Jewish (matrilineal), as well as German, English, French, Irish, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, remote Dutch

Patricia Clarkson is an American actress. She is the daughter of Jackie Clarkson (born Jacquelyn Brechtel), a politician and councilwoman, and Arthur Alexander “Buzz” Clarkson, a school administrator.

Patricia’s father has German, English, Scottish, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and remote Dutch ancestry. Her maternal grandfather was of French, Irish, German, and English descent, while her maternal grandmother’s ancestry was half Basque (from Spain) and half Russian Jewish or Lithuanian Jewish.

Patricia’s paternal grandfather was likely Arthur Alexander Clarkson (the son of Rutgers Clarkson and Lillian May Strunk). Rutgers was the son of Rutgers Clarkson and Margaret Ann McLeod.

Patricia’s paternal grandmother was likely Elizabeth D. Portner (the daughter of Robert Prichard Portner and Katherine “Katie” Hammond Beggae/Bigger). Robert’s father was German.

Patricia’s maternal grandfather was John Patrick Brechtel (the son of John Patrick Brechtel and Jennie M. Shinn). John was the son of Charles Joseph Brechtel and Annie Whelan/Whalen, who was Irish. Jennie was the daughter of John Burr Shinn and Eulalie Dupuis.

Patricia’s maternal grandmother was Sophie Berengher (the daughter of Joseph Whilliam Berengher and Sophie Bass). Joseph was born in Bilbao, Spain. Sophie was born in Russia or Lithuania, and was Jewish.

Sources: Genealogies of Patricia’s paternal great-grandfather, Rutgers Clarkson – https://www.geni.com
https://www.ancestry.com
http://www.sharedtree.com

Patricia’s paternal grandmother, Elizabeth D. Portner, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Patricia’s maternal grandfather, John Patrick Brechtel, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
John Patrick Brechtel on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Patricia’s maternal great-grandmother, Jennie M. Shinn (through Jennie’s sister, Eulalie Teresa Shinn) – https://www.geni.com
https://www.ancestry.co.uk

Patricia’s maternal grandmother, Sophie Berengher, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Sophie Berengher on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Salvador Allende

by madman on December 23, 2017

Birth Name: Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens

Date of Birth: June 26, 1908

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Death: September 11, 1973

Place of Death: Santiago, Chile

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish, Basque, Indigenous), 1/4 Belgian

Salvador Allende was a Chilean physician and politician. A member of the Socialist Party of Chile, he served as President of Chile, from 3 November, 1970 until 11 September, 1973, his death.

President Allende was the son of Laura Gossens Uribe and Salvador Allende Castro.

President Allende’s paternal grandfather was the son of José Gregorio Allende Garcés and Salomé Padín Ruiz). José was the son of Pedro Allende Aguilera and Petronila Garcés Honorato. Salomé was the daughter of Vicente Padin and Tbd Ruiz.

President Allende’s paternal grandmother was Eugenia Castro del Fierro (the daughter of Salvador Castro Arangua and Ana María Fierro Talavera). Salvador was the son of José Antonio de Castro de la Fuente and Juana Maria Arangua de la Puente. Ana was the daughter of Tadeo Fierro and Salvador Castro Arangua.

President Allende’s maternal grandparents were Arsenio Gossens Bousnard (the son of Arsenio/Arcenio Gossens and Juana Bousnard) and Luisa Uribe. Arsenio was Belgian. Luisa was born in Concepción, Chile.

Source: Genealogy of Salvador Allende – https://www.geni.com

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Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

by madman on December 23, 2017

Birth Name: Eduardo Alfredo Juan Bernardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: June 24, 1942

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish, some Basque, possibly other), 1/4 Austrian, small amounts of Portuguese, French, and Italian

Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle was a Chilean politician and civil engineer. A member of the Christian Democratic Party, he served as President of Chile, from 11 March, 1994 to 11 March, 2000.

President Ruiz-Tagle is the son of María Ruiz-Tagle Jiménez and Eduardo Frei Montalva (Eduardo Nicanor Frei Montalva), who served as President of Chile, from 3 November, 1964 to 3 November, 1970.

President Ruiz-Tagle’s paternal grandfather was Eduard Frei Schlinz (the son of Eduard Frey and Genoveva Schlinz). Eduard was born in Feldkirch, Austria.

President Ruiz-Tagle’s paternal grandmother was Victoria Montalva Martínez (the daughter of Francisco Nicanor Montalva Frías and Irene Martínez y Martínez). Francisco was the son of Santiago Montalva Martínez and Domitila Frías Bueras. Irene was the daughter of Rafael Martínez Contador and Concepción Martínez Fernández.

President Ruiz-Tagle’s maternal grandfather was Alfredo Ruiz-Tagle Adriazola (the son of José Luis Ruiz-Tagle Irarrázaval and Emiliana Adriazola Martel). José was the son of Juan de Dios Ruiz-Tagle Portales and Rosa Irarrázaval Alcalde. Emiliana was the daughter of José María Adriasola Campillo and Luisa Martel y Ortiguren.

President Ruiz-Tagle’s maternal grandmother was Claudia Jiménez Pérez de Arce (the daughter of Manuel Jesús Jiménez Molina and Cesárea Pérez de Arce Alvarado). Manuel was the son of Juan Jiménez y González and Claudia de los Santos Molina y Asenjo. Cesárea was the daughter of José María Pérez de Arce Henríquez and Gertrudis Alvarado Lopetegui.

Source: Genealogy of Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle – https://www.geni.com

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Diego Forlán

by andrew on November 26, 2017

Diego Forlan (Uruguay) – 2010 Soccer – 2010 FIFA World Cup – South Africa vs. Uruguay (0-3) – June 16, 2010 – Loftus Versfield Stadium – Tshwane Pretoria, South Africa -Photo Credit: Insidefoto / PR Photos

Birth Name: Diego Forlán Corazzo

Place of Birth: Montevideo, Uruguay

Date of Birth: 19 May, 1979

Ethnicity: Uruguayan (Italian, as well as Basque and Spanish)

Diego Forlán is a Uruguayan footballer. He is regarded as one of the greatest Uruguayan players of all time.

Diego is the son of Pilar Corazo and Pablo Forlán (Pablo Justo Forlán Lamarque), a former professional footballer.

Both Diego’s parents’ surnames are Italian. His surname literally means “from Friuli”, a region in North-East of Italy, and is usually spelled Furlan. Diego has also stated that one of his grandmothers was Basque.

Diego’s paternal grandparents were Pablo Abel Forlán and María Mercedes Lamarque. María was likely of French-Basque descent.

Diego’s maternal grandparents were Juan Carlos Corazzo and a woman surnamed Duaso. Juan Carlos was a professional footballer and coach of Uruguay national team. The surname Duaso is Spanish.

Source: Genealogy of Diego Forlán – https://www.geni.com

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Alejandro Guillier

by Manila on November 26, 2017

Birth Name: Alejandro René Eleodoro Guillier Álvarez

Place of Birth: La Serena, Coquimbo, Chile

Date of Birth: 5 March, 1953

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish [Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leónese, Valencian], Basque, Catalan, Galician, Indigenous Chilean), Belgian [Walloon], Breton, French, Italian, Portuguese, as well as remote German, Greek, Indigenous Argentinian [Huarpe], and Indigenous Peruvian [Quechua]

Alejandro Guillier is a sociologist, journalist, and politician. He represents the 2nd district of Antofagasta in the Senate of Chile. He was a candidate for the 2017 Chilean presidential election.

He is the son of Alejandro René Guillier Ossa and María Raquel Álvarez Monterrey.

Senator Guillier is married to anthropologist María Cristina Farga Hernández, with whom he has a son.

Senator Guillier’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Jean Baptiste Guillier.

Senator Guillier’s paternal grandfather was René Guillier Gallegos (the son of Alejandro Ignacio Guillier Guerrero and Adela Gallegos Correa). Alejandro was the son of French engineer Alexandre Guillier, of Dole, Jura, and of Gumercinda Guerrero Riquelme. Adela was the daughter of José Vicente Gallegos de Rubias y Verdugo and Adela Correa Aldana.

Senator Guillier’s paternal grandmother was Maria Amalia Luisa Ossa Lorca (the daughter of Primitivo Luis Máximo Ossa Cerda and María Amalia del Carmen Lorca Muñoz). Luis was the son of Ignacio Javier Ossa Cerda and Natalia Cerda Ossa. Senator Guillier’s great-grandmother Amalia was the daughter of José Manuel Lorca and Rafaela Ugalde Manzor (later Núñez).

Senator Guillier’s maternal grandfather was Eleodoro Edmundo Rojas (later Álvarez Zumarán, the daughter of Clodomiro Álvarez Colomé and Rosa Zumarán Rojas). Clodomiro was the son of Juan Álvarez and Estefanía Colomé.

Senator Guillier’s maternal grandmother was María Mercedes Monterrey Rivera (the daughter of Román Monterrey and Margarita del Carmen Rivera Urquieta). Román was the son of an unknown father and Ramona Monterrey. Margarita was the daughter of Salvador Rivera and María Urquieta.

Sources: Genealogies of Alejandro Guillier – https://www.geni.com
https://www.myheritage.com

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