Extremaduran

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 – https://www.myheritage.com (focusing on his father’s side)
http://www.genealogiasdecolombia.co
https://gw.geneanet.org

Genealogies of Sebastián’s paternal great-grandmother, María del Rosario Echeverri Elejalde – https://gw.geneanet.org
https://gw.geneanet.org

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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) – https://www.geni.com
http://www.genealogiachilenaenred.cl

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Pablo Iglesias Turrión

by Manila on December 13, 2017

Birth Name: Pablo Manuel Iglesias Turrión

Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain

Date of Birth: 17 October, 1978

Ethnicity: Spanish (including Andalusian and Extremaduran), small amount of Portuguese

Pablo Iglesias Turrión is a Spanish politician. He has been the Secretary General of Podemos, since 15 November, 2014. He is also a member of the Congress of Deputies, since 13 January, 2016. He was previously a member of the European Parliament, from 1 July, 2014 to 27 October, 2015.

Pablo was named after the “father” of Spanish socialism, Paulino “Pablo” Iglesias Posse.

Pablo’s father, Francisco Javier Iglesias Peláez, is a labor inspector and retired history professor. Pablo’s mother, María Luisa Turrión Santa María, is a lawyer for the trade union Workers’ Commissions (CCOO).

Pablo’s paternal grandfather was Manuel Benito Iglesias Ramírez (the son of Alberto Iglesias López and María del Carmen Ramírez López). Alberto was the son of Venancio Iglesias de la Cruz and Donata López Colmano. Carmen was the daughter of José Ramírez Lechón and Brígida Gómez Cancillo.

Pablo’s paternal grandmother was María Dolores Peláez Zapater (the daughter of José Luis Peláez de Alarcón and María Antonia Zapater Ramírez). José was the son of José Peláez Rodríguez and Joaquina de Alarcón Roquier.

Pablo’s maternal grandparents were Manuel Turrión and a woman surnamed Santa María Torremocha.

Sources: https://www.elindependiente.com

News article about Pablo’s ancestry – https://gaceta.es

Baptismal record of Pablo’s paternal grandfather, Manuel Benito Iglesias Ramírez – https://www.familysearch.org

Genealogy of Pablo’s paternal great-grandfather, José Luis Peláez de Alarcón – https://www.myheritage.com

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Ricardo Lagos

by Manila on November 26, 2017

Birth Name: Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: 2 March, 1938

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish [including Andalusian, Castilian, Extremaduran], possibly other), remote Greek

Ricardo Lagos is a Chilean lawyer, economist, and politician. He served as the 34th President of Chile, from 11 March, 2000 to 11 March, 2006, among other duties.

His father, Froilán Lagos Sepúlveda, was a farmer, from Chillán, Ñuble, who died when he was eight years old. His mother, Rita Emma Escobar y Morales, was a centenarian, from Rengo, Cachapoal, who died at the age of 108.

President Lagos is married to Luisa Durán de la Fuente. He has a daughter with Luisa, and two children with his former wife, Carmen Weber Aliaga.

President Lagos’ paternal grandfather was Juan Pablo Lagos Fernández (the son of parents surnamed Lagos and Fernández).

President Lagos’ paternal grandmother was Carmen Sepúlveda Poblete (the daughter of Fermín Sepúlveda Carriel and Silveria María Poblete Sepúlveda). Fermín was the son of Juan Francisco Sepúlveda Palma and María Isabel Carriel Hernández.

President Lagos’ maternal grandfather was Ricardo Camilo Escobar Gajardo (the son of Juan Manuel Escobar González and Leonor Gajardo Díaz).

President Lagos’ maternal grandmother was Carmen Margarita de Jesús Morales Labarca (the daughter of José de Jesús Morales Tulleres and Margarita Labarca Latorre).

Source: Genealogy of Ricardo Lagos – 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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