Thaila Ayala

by stlucas on April 10, 2018

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Birth Name: Thaila Ayala Sales

Place of Birth: Presidente Prudente, São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth: April 14, 1986

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, Basque, Italian, possibly other]

Thaila Ayala is a Brazilian actress and model.

Thaila is the daughter of Maria Eunice (Ayala) and Clóvis Sales. She has been described as having Spanish and Italian ancestry. Thaila’s surnames are of Basque and Portuguese origin.

Thaila’s maternal grandparents were André Ayala and Isaltina Dangirolano/Zangirolamo.



Carlos Alvarado Quesada

by Manila on April 7, 2018

Place of Birth: San José, Costa Rica

Date of Birth: 14 January, 1980

Ethnicity: Costa Rican [Spanish (Andalusian, Aragonese, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese), Basque, distant Indigenous (Boruca)], 1/8 Swiss-Italian, distant Portuguese

Carlos Alvarado Quesada is a Costa Rican writer, journalist, political scientist, and politician. He is the President-elect of Costa Rica. He previously served as the Minister of Labor and Social Security, from 29 March, 2016 to 19, January 2017.

Carlos is the son of Alejandro Alvarado Induni and Adelia Quesada Alvarado.

Carlos is married to architect Claudia Dobles Camargo, with whom he has a son.

Carlos’ paternal grandfather was Manuel Francisco de Jesús Alvarado Salazar (the son of Juan Bautista Alvarado Mora and María Josefa Celia de Jesús Salazar González). Juan was the son of Valerio Alvarado and Gertrudis Saturnina Mora. Josefa was the daughter of José Víctor Salazar Chaves and María Toribia González Valverde.

Carlos’ paternal grandmother was María Berta del Carmen Induni Arquín (the daughter of Agostino Carlo Induni, or Agustín Carlos Induni Ferrari in Spanish, and of María Rosa de la Trinidad Arquín Céspedes). Agostino was a Swiss-Italian emigrant, from Magliaso, Ticino, and was the son of Filippo Induni and Maddalena Ferrari. Rosa was the daughter of Juan de Jesús Arquín Quesada and Adela Céspedes Sánchez.

Carlos’ maternal grandfather was Manuel de Jesús Quesada Castro (the son of Serviliano Joaquín Jorge de Jesús Quesada y Marín and Juana Benita Castro Mora). Serviliano was the son of George (later Jorge) de Jesús Quesada Solano and Ramona Marín Muñoz. Juana was the daughter of Manuel de los Dolores Castro Umaña and Mónica de los Santos Mora Venegas.

Carlos’ maternal grandmother was Noemi Dominga del Rosario Alvarado Romero (the daughter of Noé Rafael María de Jesús Alvarado Morales and Adelia Urbana de los Ángeles Romero Mora). Noé was the son of Juan Alvarado Jiménez and Sinforosa de la Concepción Morales. Adelia was the daughter of Juan de Jesús Romero Badilla and María Joaquina Ángela del Rosario Mora y Venegas, who was the younger sister of Mónica de los Santos Mora Venegas.

Carlos’ matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Magdalena Rodríguez (c. 1780 – 1 June 1840, San José).

Sources: Biography of Carlos Alvarado Quesada –

Genealogy of Carlos’ paternal grandfather, Manuel Francisco de Jesús Alvarado Salazar –

Genealogy of Carlos’ paternal grandmother, María Berta del Carmen Induni Arquín –

Genealogy of Carlos’ maternal grandfather, Manuel de Jesús Quesada Castro –

Genealogy of Carlos’ maternal grandmother, Noemi Dominga del Rosario Alvarado Romero –

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Martín Vizcarra

by Manila on March 24, 2018

Birth Name: Martín Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo

Place of Birth: Lima, Peru

Date of Birth: 22 March, 1963

Ethnicity: Peruvian [Basque, possibly other]

Martín Vizcarra is a Peruvian engineer and politician. He has served as the 67th President of Peru, since 23 March, 2018. He was previously the First Vice President of Peru, from 28 July, 2016 to 23 March, 2018; Peruvian Ambassador to Canada, from 23 October, 2017 to 21 March, 2018; Minister of Transport and Communications, from 28 July, 2016 to 22 May, 2017; and Governor of the Moquegua Region, from 1 January, 2011 to 31 December, 2014.

President Vizcarra is the son of César Vizcarra Vargas and Doris Cornejo.

President Vizcarra was named after Martín de Porres.

President Vizcarra is married to school teacher Maribel Carmen Díaz Cabello, with whom he has four children.


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Sebastián Yatra

by Manila on February 19, 2018

Birth Name: Sebastián Obando Giraldo

Place of Birth: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Date of Birth: 15 October, 1994

Ethnicity: Colombian [Spanish (Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian), Basque, Galician, possibly Catalan, remote African and Indigenous (Muisca and Tahamí)], remote French, Indigenous Peruvian (Quechua), Italian, and Portuguese (including Azorean)

Sebastián Yatra is a Colombian singer and songwriter.

He is the son of Aníbal Obando Agudelo and María Adelaida Giraldo Moreno.

Sebastián’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandfather, Félix María Obando.

Sebastián’s paternal grandfather was Roberto Aníbal Obando Echeverri (the son of Roberto Obando Cardona and María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde). Roberto was the son of Jorge Obando Ocampo and Juana Cardona Cardona. Rosario was the daughter of Cipriani Echeverri Mejía and Rosaura Elejalde Echeverri.

Sebastián’s paternal grandmother was Cruz Helena Ceferina Agudelo Restrepo (the daughter of Luis Alfonso Agudelo Correa and Josefa Restrepo Restrepo). Luis was the son of Manuel Antonio Agudelo Pérez and Josefa Maria Correa Estrada. Josefina was the daughter of Mauro de Jesús Restrepo Toro and Ana de Jesús Restrepo Restrepo.

Sebastián’s maternal grandfather was Mario Augusto Giraldo Henao (the son of Modesto Giraldo Hoyos and María Henao Giraldo). Modesto was the son of Heliodoro Giraldo Betancur and Trinidad Hoyos Betancur. Sebastián’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of Crispiniano Henao Zapata and Bárbara Giraldo Ceballos.

Sebastián’s maternal grandmother was Flora Elena Moreno Londoño (the daughter of Silverio Ernesto Moreno Aristizábal and Lucía Paulina Londoño Mesa). Ernesto was the son of Francisco Luis “Colís” Moreno Ramírez and Ana Julia de las Mercedes Aristizábal Gómez. Lucía was the daughter of Paulino Londoño Londoño and Ana Lucía Mesa González.

Sebastián’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his thirteenth great-grandmother, María Ortiz.

Sources: Genealogies of Sebastián Yatra – (focusing on his father’s side)

Genealogies of Sebastián’s paternal great-grandmother, María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde –


Amaia Romero

by Manila on February 10, 2018

Birth Name: Amaia Romero Arbizu

Place of Birth: Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

Date of Birth: 3 January, 1999

Ethnicity: Spanish, Basque

Amaia Romero is a Spanish singer. She is the winner of the ninth series of Operación Triunfo. She is the representative of Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, alongside Alfred García.

Amaia is the daughter of Ángel Romero Roldán and Javiera Arbizu.

Amaia’s paternal grandparents are a man surnamed Romero and Tere Roldán Campo (the daughter of parents surnamed Roldán and Campo).

Amaia’s maternal grandmother is Javiera Arbizu.