Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller

by Manila on July 9, 2018

Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico

Date of Birth: 13 January, 1969

*Mexican (father)
*German, small amount of English (mother)

Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller is a Mexican writer and journalist.

Her father, Juan Gutiérrez Canet, was Mexican. Her mother, Nora Beatriz Müller Bentjerodt, is Chilean, from Valdivia.

Beatriz is married to the President-elect of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador, with whom she has a son.

Beatriz’s maternal grandfather was Adolfo Marcelo Müller Oliphant (the son of Walther Carl Müller and Nora Oliphant). Adolfo was born in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, and lived in Valdivia until his death. Walther was a German emigrant, from Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, and was the son of Rudolph Carl Müller and Ida Johanna Luise Henriette Türk. Nora was an American emigrant, from Baltimore, Maryland, and was the daughter of Joseph W. Oliphant and Georgeanna Tidings.

Beatriz’s maternal grandmother was Berta Elvira Bentjerodt Becker (the daughter of Ernesto Bentjerodt Machmar and Olga Herminia Becker Wiswede). Berta was born in Valdivia. Ernesto was the son of German emigrants, Gottlieb Eduard Bentjerodt, of Osterode am Harz, Lower Saxony, and Wilhelmine Machmar, of Kassel, Hesse. Herminia was the daughter of a German emigrant, Otto Becker, and of Elvira Wiswede Bentjerodt, whose own parents, Hermann Wiswede and Friederike Mathilde Bentjerodt, were German emigrants, from Haldensleben, Saxony-Anhalt. Eduard and Mathilde were siblings.

Beatriz’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fifth great-grandmother, Johanna Dorothea Maria Wollwege.

Sources: Genealogy of Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller (focusing on her mother’s side) –

News article about Beatriz’s maternal grandparents, Adolfo Marcelo Müller Oliphant and Berta Elvira Bentjerodt Becker –

Birth record of Beatriz’s maternal grandaunt, Beatriz Marianela Müller Oliphant –

Baptismal record of Beatriz’s maternal great-grandfather, Walter Carl Müller –



by Mixed Kidd on May 27, 2018

Birth Name: Andrea Fuentealba Valbak

Place of Birth: Aarhus, Denmark

Date of Birth: 30 November, 1982

*Chilean [Spanish, possibly other] (father)
*Danish (mother)

Medina is a Danish-Chilean singer and songwriter. Her father is Chilean and her mother is Danish.



Alejandro Amenábar

by Manila on January 30, 2018

Alejandro Amenabar – “Regression” Madrid Photocall – Villamagna Hotel – Madrid, Spain – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Birth Name: Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: 31 March, 1972

Ethnicity: Chilean [Spanish (Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leonese, Valencian), Basque, Galician, remote Indigenous], 1/32 English, 1/32 Welsh, 1/1024 Belgian (Flemish), French, Italian, Portuguese, as well as German, Greek, and Indigenous Argentinian/Peruvian (both Quechua)

Alejandro Amenábar is a Chilean-Spanish film director, screenwriter, and composer.

His father, Hugo Ricardo Amenábar Wormald, is Chilean. His mother, Josefina Cantos López, is Spanish.

Alejandro is married to David Blanco.

Alejandro’s fourth patrilineal great-grandfather, Salvador Ignacio Amenábar Iturriaga, was Basque, from Elgoibar, Gipuzkoa. His patrilineal ancestry can further be traced back to his tenth great-grandfather, Juan Amador de Amenábar (died 29 January 1682, Azpeitia, Gipuzkoa).

Alejandro’s paternal grandfather was Benjamín Horacio Amenábar Ossa (the son of Joaquín Daniel Amenábar Cordovez and Josefina Ossa Ansieta). Joaquín was the son of Joaquín Amenábar Espinosa and Emilia Cordovez Cordovez. Josefina was the daughter of José Nicolás Ossa Varas and Antonia Ansieta Blanchet.

Alejandro’s paternal grandmother was María Laura Wormald Infante (the daughter of Carlos Wormald Ibáñez and Emilia Infante Sanders). Carlos was the son of Juan Enrique Wormald Ramírez, whose own father, George (or Jorge in Spanish) Wormald, was an English emigrant, from Wakefield, Yorkshire (now West Workshire), and of Carmen Ibáñez Cádiz. Emilia was the daughter of Francisco José Infante Díaz and Emilia Sanders Bayón, whose own father, Thomas (or Tomás in Spanish) Sanders, was a Welsh emigrant, from Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire.

Alejandro’s maternal grandparents were surnamed Cantos and López.

Sources: Genealogies of Alejandro Amenábar (focusing on his father’s side) –


Daniela Vega

by madman on January 20, 2018

Birth Name: Daniela Vega Hernández

Place of Birth: San Miguel, Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: June 3, 1989

Ethnicity: Chilean

Daniela Vega is a Chilean actress and lyrical singer.


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. He was also Minister of Health and Social Welfare, from 28 August, 1938 to 2 April, 1942, and President of the Senate of Chile, from 27 December, 1966 to 15 May, 1969.

President Allende was the son of Laura Gossens Uribe and Salvador Allende Castro. He was married to Hortensia Bussi, until his death, with whom he had three children.

President Allende was a first cousin, once removed, of writer Isabel Allende.

President Allende’s paternal grandfather was José Ramón Allende Padín (the son of José Gregorio Allende Garcés and Salomé Padín Ruiz). President Allende’s great-grandfather José was the son of Pedro Allende Olmos de Aguilera and Petronila Garcés Honorato. Salomé was the daughter of Vicente Padin and a woman whose surname was 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 grandfather was Arsenio Gossens Bousnard (the son of Arsenio/Arcenio Gossens and Juana Bousnard). President Allende’s grandfather Arsenio was Belgian.

President Allende’s maternal grandmother was Luisa Uribe. Luisa was born in Concepción, Chile.

Sources: Genealogies of Salvador Allende –

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