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Angélica Kvieczynski

by stlucas on March 17, 2017

Birth Name: Angélica Cristine Kvieczynski

Place of Birth: Toledo, Paraná, Brazil

Date of Birth: September 1, 1991

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Polish, German, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, possibly other)

Angélica Kvieczynski is a Brazilian individual rhythmic gymnast. She is the daughter of Ana Luiza (Erdman/Erdmann) and Dalito Kvieczynski. She has two sisters, Jéssica and Ana Beatriz.

Angélica has stated that her surname is of Polish origin, and that she also has German, Russian, and Italian ancestry.

Two of Angélica’s maternal great-grandparents were Altair Taborda Lopes and Lúcia Manfron. The surnames “Taborda” and “Lopes” might indicate Portuguese ancestry. “Manfron” is an Italian surname, from Veneto.

Angélica is pictured with her mother, husband, and sister here.

Source: http://esporte.ig.com.br

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Joel de la Fuente

by stlucas on March 11, 2017

Place of Birth: New Hartford, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 21, 1969

Ethnicity: Filipino, Chinese, Malay, Portuguese, Spanish

Joel de la Fuente is an American actor. He was born in New Hartford, New York, to Filipino parents. Joel was raised in Evanston, Illinois.

Joel has stated that he is of Filipino, Chinese, Malaysian, Portuguese, and Spanish descent.

Source: http://asiansonfilm.com

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Salvador Sobral

by Manila on March 11, 2017

Birth Name: Salvador Vilar Braamcamp Sobral

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: 28 December, 1989

Ethnicity: Portuguese, along with small amounts of Austrian, Belgian (Walloon), Dutch, French, and German

Salvador Sobral is a Portuguese singer. He will represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

He is the son of Luísa Maria Cabral Posser Vilarr and Salvador Luís Cabral Braamcamp Sobral.

Salvador’s older sister is singer Luísa Sobral.

Salvador’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his twenty-fifth great-grandfather, Pelaio Guterres da Silva.

Salvador’s paternal grandfather was Salvador José de Almeida Braamcamp Sobral (the son of Luís José Amable Braamcamp Sobral, 4th Count of Sobral, and of Maria Teresa de Almeida Correia de Sá). The 4th Count of Sobral was the son of Hermano José Amalric Braamcamp Sobral de Mello Breyner, 3rd Count of Sobral, and of Francisca Maria das Dores de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Francisca was the daughter of António Maria Brás da Paixão de Almeida Portugal de Alarcão Correia de Sá, 9th Count of Avintes, and of Isabel Correia de Sá e Benevides.

Salvador’s paternal grandmother was Maria Elisa Perestrelo de Matos de Figueiredo Cabral (the daughter of Constantino de Figueiredo Cabral and Maria Rosine Perestrelo de Matos). Constantino was the son of Francisco do Vale Coelho Pereira Cabral and Elisa de Figueiredo Dias Guimarães. Maria Rosine was the daughter of Joaquim da Silva Matos and Maria da Assunção Perestrelo de Vasconcelos.

Salvador’s maternal grandfather was João Luís Posser de Andrade Vilar (the son of Joaquim José de Magalhães e Menezes Vilar and Maria da Costa e Silva Posser de Andrade). Joaquim was the son of Luís de Paiva Raposo Vilar and Maria do Carmo de Magalhães e Menezes Correia Leite de Almada. Maria da Costa was the daughter of João Posser de Andrade and Julia do Rego da Fonseca Magalhães da Costa e Silva.

Salvador’s maternal grandmother is Luísa Maria de Melo Breyner Freire Cabral (the daughter of Francisco Xavier Freire Cabral Metelo Pacheco and Maria da Conceiçao Burnay de Melo Breyner). Salvador’s great-grandfather Francisco was the son of Baltazar Freire Cortez Cabral Metelo and Luísa Maria de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Maria da Conceição was the daughter of Tomás de Mello Breyner, 4th Count of Mafra, and of Sophia de Carvalho Burnay.

Salvador’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandmother, Elisa Adelaide Ferreira.

Source: Genealogy of Salvador Sobral – https://www.geni.com

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Luísa Sobral

by Manila on March 11, 2017

Birth Name: Luísa Maria Vilar Braamcamp Sobral

Place of Birth: Lisbon, Portugal

Date of Birth: 18 September, 1987

Ethnicity: Portuguese, along with small amounts of Austrian, Belgian (Walloon), Dutch, French, and German

Luísa Sobral is a Portuguese jazz singer and songwriter.

She is the daughter of Luísa Maria Cabral Posser Vilar and Salvador Luís Cabral Braamcamp Sobral.

Luísa’s younger brother is singer Salvador Sobral, who will represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

Luísa’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her twenty-fifth great-grandfather, Pelaio Guterres da Silva.

Luísa’s paternal grandfather was Salvador José de Almeida Braamcamp Sobral (the son of Luís José Amable Braamcamp Sobral, 4th Count of Sobral, and of Maria Teresa de Almeida Correia de Sá). The 4th Count of Sobral was the son of Hermano José Amalric Braamcamp Sobral de Mello Breyner, 3rd Count of Sobral, and of Francisca Maria das Dores de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Francisca was the daughter of António Maria Brás da Paixão de Almeida Portugal de Alarcão Correia de Sá, 9th Count of Avintes, and of Isabel Correia de Sá e Benevides.

Luísa’s paternal grandmother was Maria Elisa Perestrelo de Matos de Figueiredo Cabral (the daughter of Constantino de Figueiredo Cabral and Maria Rosine Perestrelo de Matos). Constantino was the son of Francisco do Vale Coelho Pereira Cabral and Elisa de Figueiredo Dias Guimarães. Maria Rosine was the daughter of Joaquim da Silva Matos and Maria da Assunção Perestrelo de Vasconcelos.

Luísa’s maternal grandfather was João Luís Posser de Andrade Vilar (the son of Joaquim José de Magalhães e Menezes Vilar and Maria da Costa e Silva Posser de Andrade). Joaquim was the son of Luís de Paiva Raposo Vilar and Maria do Carmo de Magalhães e Menezes Correia Leite de Almada. Maria da Costa was the daughter of João Posser de Andrade and Julia do Rego da Fonseca Magalhães da Costa e Silva.

Luísa’s maternal grandmother is Luísa Maria de Melo Breyner Freire Cabral (the daughter of Francisco Xavier Freire Cabral Metelo Pacheco and Maria da Conceiçao Burnay de Melo Breyner). Luísa’s great-grandfather Francisco was the son of Baltazar Freire Cortez Cabral Metelo and Luísa Maria de Almeida e Vasconcelos. Maria da Conceição was the daughter of Tomás de Mello Breyner, 4th Count of Mafra, and of Sophia de Carvalho Burnay.

Luísa’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her fourth great-grandmother, Elisa Adelaide Ferreira.

Source: Genealogy of Luísa Sobral – https://www.geni.com

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Bruna Schmitz

by stlucas on March 9, 2017

Birth Name: Stephanie Bruna Schmitz

Place of Birth: Salto do Lontra, Paraná, Brazil

Date of Birth: April 3, 1990

Ethnicity: Brazilian (German, Portuguese, possibly other)

Bruna Schmitz is a professional Brazilian surfer and model. She was born in Salto do Lontra, Paraná, the daughter of José Valdemar Schmitz and Fernanda (Fernandes). She has a sister, Jessica, and a brother, Ale. They were raised in Matinhos, Paraná, Brazil.

Her father’s surname is of German origin. Her mother’s surname is Portuguese.

She is married to American surfer Dane Zaun.

Sources: Official website (in English) – http://brunaslife.com

https://vimeo.com

Photo by Prphotos

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