Indigenous Chilean

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

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Patricio Aylwin

by madman on December 23, 2017

Birth Name: Patricio Aylwin Azócar

Date of Birth: November 26, 1918

Place of Birth: Viña del Mar, Chile

Date of Death: April 19, 2016

Place of Death: Santiago, Chile

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish, Indigenous), 1/8th English, remote Portuguese

Patricio Aylwin was a Chilean politician, lawyer, author, professor, and former senator. A member of the Christian Democratic Party, he served as President of Chile, from 11 March, 1990 to 11 March, 1994.

President Aylwin was the son of Laura Rosa Azócar Álvarez and Miguel Antonio Aylwin Gajardo.

President Aylwin’s paternal grandfather was Ricardo Patricio Aylwin Fernández (the son of Richard Camille Aylwin Juelmes and Martina Fernández Brito). Richard was born in London, England, the son of Robert Aylwin Patrick and Elizabeth Juelmes. Camille was the daughter of Manuel Fernández and Rosalía Brito.

President Aylwin’s paternal grandmother was Domitila Gajardo Valenzuela (the daughter of Miguel María Gajardo Valenzuela and Trinidad Valenzuela Cervero).

President Aylwin’s maternal grandfather was Eliseo Azócar Ferrada (the son of Pedro Fernando Azócar Pinochet and Margarita Ferrada Rodríguez). Pedro was the son of Fernando Azócar Azócar and Martina Pinochet Orellana. Margarita was the daughter of Severino Ferrada Arias and Concepción Rodríguez Landaeta.

President Aylwin’s maternal grandmother was Eloísa Álvarez Montero (the daughter of José Luis Álvarez de la Fuente and María del Carmen Montero González). José was the son of Pedro Antonio Alvarez Jurado, who was born in Mendoza, Argentina, and Gregoria de la Fuente y de la Fuente. María was the daughter of José Antonio Montero Rojas, and of a woman surnamed González.

Source: Genealogy of Patricio Aylwin – 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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Cecilia Morel

by Manila on November 21, 2017

Birth Name: Cecilia Morel Montes

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: 14 January, 1951

Ethnicity: Chilean (Spanish [Andalusian, Aragonese, Asturian, Canary Islander, Cantabrian, Castilian, Extremaduran, Leónese, Valencian], Basque, Catalan, Galician, remote Indigenous), Cornish, English, French, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, 1/64 Belgian (Flemish), 1/64 French-Martinican, as well as remote German and Indigenous Peruvian (Quechua)

Cecilia Morel is a Chilean family counselor. She is the daughter of Eduardo Federico Morel Chaigneau and Paulina Montes Brunet. Cecilia was First Lady of Chile, from 11 March, 2010 to 11 March, 2014, as she is wife of the 36th President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, with whom she has four children.

Cecilia’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandfather, Jules Morel.

Cecilia’s paternal grandfather was Alberto Eduardo Morel Herrera (the son of Eduardo Morel Samaniego and Paula Julia Herrera Urzúa). Cecilia’s great-grandfather Eduardo was the son of Domingo Morel y García Abello, whose father, Joachim Morel (or Joaquín Morel Legrand in Spanish), was a French immigrant, from Paris, and of Eloísa Samaniego y Martínez de la Torre. Julia was the daughter of José Narciso Herrera y Tapia and Leonor Urzúa Rodríguez.

Cecilia’s paternal grandmother was María Inés Chaigneau Morel (the daughter of Juan Federico Chaigneau Salas and Luisa Morel Zegers). Federico was the son of Émile Chaigneau, who was French, and of Antonia Salas. Luisa was the daughter of Máximo Morel y García Abello, who was the brother of Domingo Morel y García Abello, making Cecilia’s paternal grandparents second cousins, and of Mercedes Zegers Samaniego, whose father, Jean François Zegers (or Juan Francisco Zegers y Duras in Spanish), was of half Belgian (Flemish) and half French-Martinican descent.

Cecilia’s maternal grandfather was Luis Eugenio Montes Vicuña (the son of Ramón Montes Montes and Eloísa Vicuña Montes). Ramón was the son of Ramón Montes Solar and Loreto Montes Váscones. Eloísa was the daughter of Hermógenes Vicuña del Solar and Carmen Montes del Solar.

Cecilia’s maternal grandmother was María Consuelo de los Dolores Brunet Bunster (the daughter of Manuel Brunet Molina and Rosario Bunster Robles). Manuel was the son of Catalan immigrant Ignasi Brunet i Artes (or Ignacio Brunet Artes in Spanish), of Manresa, Barcelona, and of Romualda Molina Urrejola. Rosario was the daughter of Martín Bryan Bunster Bunster, whose parents, Grosvenor Bunster and Elizabeth Bunster, were English emigrants, from Mylor and St Gluvias, respectively both in Cornwall, and of María del Rosario Robles Godoy.

Cecilia’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her eighth great-grandfather, María Torralva.

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

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