Indigenous

Cecilia Bolocco

by madman on February 12, 2017

Birth Name: Cecilia Carolina Bolocco Fonck

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: May 19, 1965

Ethnicity:
*Arbëreshë/Albanian, Chilean [Spanish, Basque, Indigenous, distant Portuguese], Italian, 1/32 English (father)
*German (mother)

Cecilia Bolocco is a Chilean actress, TV host, and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss Chile 1987 and Miss Universe 1987.

Cecilia is the daughter of Rose Marie Fonck Assler and Enzo Bolocco Cintolesi, a businessman. Her sister is journalist Diana Bolocco. Cecilia is married to politician, and former President of Argentina, Carlos Menem, with whom she has a son.

Cecilia’s paternal grandfather was Víctor Bolocco Olave (the son of Carlos Bolocco Pasquini and Lucinda Olave Triday). Carlos was born in Milan, Lombardy, Italy, and was said to be of Arbëreshë (Albanian) descent. Lucinda was the daughter of José Antonio Olave Ramírez and Juana Triday Moreno.

Cecilia’s paternal grandmother was Emilia Cintolesi Echenique (the daughter of Emilio Cintolesi and Blanca Echenique).

Source: Genealogy of Cecilia Bolocco – https://www.geni.com/

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Sônia Braga

by stlucas on February 9, 2017

Birth Name: Sônia Maria Campos Braga

Place of Birth: Maringá, Paraná, Brazil

Date of Birth: June 8. 1950

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, African, Indigenous, possibly other)

Sônia Braga is a Brazilian actress. She was born in Maringá, Paraná, to Hélio Fernando Ferraz Braga and Maria Jaci Campos. Her siblings are Ana, Júlio and Hélio. Her niece (Ana’s daughter) is actress Alice Braga.

She was raised between Curitiba, Paraná, and Campinas, São Paulo, and moved to the U.S in 1985.

Her father is said to have Portuguese and African ancestry. Her mother has Indigenous and European heritage.

The Ebony Magazine Edition of February 1991 wrote of Sônia, “Sonia Braga (below, left) the acclaimed actress  who is recognized around the world as White, is among the cultural exports Afro-Brazilians claim as their own”.

Source: http://biography.jrank.org/

Photo by s_bukley/ Bigstock.com

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Bruna Tenório

by stlucas on January 26, 2017

Birth Name: Bruna Lais Toledo Tenório

Place of Birth: Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil

Date of Birth: June 27, 1989

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Indigenous, European)

Bruna Tenório is a Brazilian model. She was born in Maceió, Alagoas. Her mother is Maria Bernadete (Toledo). Her father holds the surname “Tenório”.

She has stated that she considers herself “100% Brazilian” as she has Native Brazilian (Indigenous) ancestry through her paternal grandparents. Her surnames, however, are usually of Portuguese or Spanish origins.

Bruna’s mother is pictured here.

Sources: http://entretenimento.r7.com/ (in Portuguese)

 

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Adolfo Rodríguez Saá

by madman on October 23, 2016

Place of Birth: San Luis, San Luis, Argentina

Date of Birth: July 25, 1947

Ethnicity: Argentinian (Spanish, Galician, Basque, remote Portuguese/Azorean and Indigenous Ecuadorian)

Adolfo Rodríguez Saá is an Argentinian politician. A member of the Justicialist Party, he served as President of Argentina, from 23 December, 2001 to 30 December, 2001. He was previously Governor of San Luis, from December 10, 1983 to December 22, 2001, among other duties.

President Rodríguez Saá was the son of Lilia Esther (Páez Montero) and Carlos Juan Rodríguez Saá y Rodríguez Jurado.

President Rodríguez Saá’s ancestry includes Spanish/Galician, as well as distant Basque, remote Azorean Portuguese, and at least one documented Indigenous ancestor, from the Ecuadorean Quitu tribe.

The Saá family in South America is sometimes said to be Palestinian Arab in origin. However, President Rodríguez Saá’s “Saá” line originates with his great-great-great-grandfather, José de Saá, who was born in Galicia, Spain.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandfather was Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (the son of José Elías Rodríguez and Feliciana Saá Reta). Feliciana was the daughter of Francisco Saá Dominguez and Margarita Reta.

President Rodríguez Saá’s paternal grandmother was Paula Rodríguez Jurado (the daughter of Juan Carlos Rodriguez and Demofila Jurado Domínguez). Juan Carlos was the son of José Elías Rodríguez Orduña and María Nicolasa Dominguez Alba. Demofila was the daughter of Zacarías Jurado Molina and María Inés Domínguez Alba.

Sources: Genealogies of Adolfo Rodríguez Saá (focusing on his father’s side) – http://geneasud.blogspot.se
http://geneall.net
http://www.genealogiafamiliar.net
https://www.geni.com

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Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

by madman on September 9, 2016

New Karolinska Solna hospital

Birth Name: Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée

Place of Birth: Solna, Sweden

Date of Birth: July 14, 1977

Ethnicity: European Royal, German, Portuguese-Brazilian, small amounts of French, Danish, and Spanish, and even smaller amounts of Swedish, Italian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Norwegian, Belgian (Flemish), and Tupiniquim/Indigenous Brazilian

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, is a Swedish royal. She is the daughter of Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden and Queen Silvia of Sweden. She is married to Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland.

Princess Victoria’s father has European Royal, small amounts of French, Danish, and German, and even smaller amounts of Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Czech, and Norwegian, ancestry. Princess Victoria’s mother is of half German and half Brazilian (including Portuguese, some Spanish, and remote Belgian and Tupiniquim/Indigenous) descent.

Princess Victoria’s paternal grandfather was Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund Joseph Bernadotte (the son of Gustav Vl Adolf Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Bernadotte, and of Margareta Victoria Charlotte Augusta Norah). Princess Victoria’s great-grandfather Gustav was the son of Gustaf V Bernadotte, and of Sophie Marie Viktoria von Baden. Margareta was the daughter of Arthur William Patrick Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and of Louise Margarete Alexandra Viktoria Agnes von Preußen.

Princess Victoria’s paternal grandmother was Princess Sibylla Calma Marie Alice Bathildis Feodora of Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha (the daughter of Carl Eduard Georg Albert Luitpold von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, and of Viktoria Adelheid Helene Luise Marie Frederike von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg). Carl was the son of Leopold George Duncan Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and of Helena Frederica Augusta von Waldeck-Pyrmont. Princess Victoria’s great-grandmother Viktoria was the daughter of Friedrich Ferdinand Georg Christian Karl Wilhelm von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and of Karoline Mathilde Victoria Friederike Augusta Maria von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg.

Princess Victoria’s maternal grandfather was Carl August Walther Sommerlath (the son of Louis Carl Moritz Sommerlath and Erna Sophie Christine Waldau). Louis was the son of Carl Louis Ernst Heinrich August Philipp Sommerlath and Anna Lucie Tille. Erna was the daughter of Johann Friedrich Waldau and Sophie Marie Schmidt.

Princess Victoria’s maternal grandmother was Alice Soares de Toledo (the daughter of Artur/Arthur Floriano de Toledo and Elisa Novaes Soares). Artur was the son of Joaquim Floriano de Toledo and Maria Julia de Barros. Elisa was the daughter of Emiliano Baptista Soares and Joaquina Dias Novaes.

Sources: Genealogies of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden – https://www.geni.com
http://geneall.net

Genealogies of Princess Victoria’s mother – http://www.wargs.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com
http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com

Photo by Tiberiu Stan/Bigstock.com

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