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.


News article about Pablo’s ancestry –

Baptismal record of Pablo’s paternal grandfather, Manuel Benito Iglesias Ramírez –

Genealogy of Pablo’s paternal great-grandfather, José Luis Peláez de Alarcón –


Reda Kateb

by stlucas on December 11, 2017

Reda Kateb – 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival – Women in Motion Awards Kering and Cannes Festival Official Dinner Photocall – Place de la Castre – Cannes, France – Photo Credit: Laurent Koffel /

Place of Birth: Ivry-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France

Date of Birth: July 27, 1977

*Algerian [including Chaoui Berber] (father)
*Czech, Italian, Spanish (mother)

Reda Kateb is a French actor.

Reda is the son of Algerian actor Malek-Eddine Kateb. Reda’s mother, who is French, is said to have Czech, Italian, and Spanish ancestry.

Reda’s paternal grandfather was born into a Chaoui Berber family in Algeria, and was the son of Mohamed Kateb and Jasmina. Reda is the great-nephew of Algerian writer Kateb Yacine.



Henry Zaga

by follers on December 8, 2017

Birth Name: Henrique Chagas Moniz de Aragão Gonzaga

Place of Birth: Brasília, DF, Brazil

Date of Birth: April 30, 1993

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Indigenous)

Henry Zaga is a Brazilian actor and model. He is the son of Admar Gonzaga and Sônia Gontijo.


Joséphine Jobert

by madman on December 5, 2017

Josephine Jobert – 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival – “Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian” Premiere – Arrivals – Palais des Festivals – Cannes, France -Photo Credit: Pixplanete / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Birth: April 24, 1985

*Sephardi Jewish (father)
*Martiniquais, Spanish, possibly Chinese (mother)

Joséphine Jobert is a French actress and singer. She is the daughter of Véronique Mucret Rouveyrollis, a photographer, musician, writer, actor, and director, and Charles Jobert, a camera operator and director of photography.

Joséphine’s cousins are actress and model Eva Green and singer and actress Elsa. Her aunt is actress, singer, and author Marlène Jobert.

Joséphine’s father was born in Algeria, of Sephardi Jewish background (considered to be Pied-Noir), with roots in Birkhadem. Her mother is from Martinique, and Joséphine has stated that she has Martiniquais and Spanish ancestry. She is also said to have Chinese ancestry from her mother.

Joséphine’s paternal grandparents were Charles Jobert and Éliane or Andrée Azoulay/Azulay.


Diego Forlán

by andrew on November 26, 2017

Diego Forlan (Uruguay) – 2010 Soccer – 2010 FIFA World Cup – South Africa vs. Uruguay (0-3) – June 16, 2010 – Loftus Versfield Stadium – Tshwane Pretoria, South Africa -Photo Credit: Insidefoto / PR Photos

Birth Name: Diego Forlán Corazzo

Place of Birth: Montevideo, Uruguay

Date of Birth: 19 May, 1979

Ethnicity: Uruguayan (Italian, as well as Basque and Spanish)

Diego Forlán is a Uruguayan footballer. He is regarded as one of the greatest Uruguayan players of all time.

Diego is the son of Pilar Corazo and Pablo Forlán (Pablo Justo Forlán Lamarque), a former professional footballer.

Both Diego’s parents’ surnames are Italian. His surname literally means “from Friuli”, a region in North-East of Italy, and is usually spelled Furlan. Diego has also stated that one of his grandmothers was Basque.

Diego’s paternal grandparents were Pablo Abel Forlán and María Mercedes Lamarque. María was likely of French-Basque descent.

Diego’s maternal grandparents were Juan Carlos Corazzo and a woman surnamed Duaso. Juan Carlos was a professional footballer and coach of Uruguay national team. The surname Duaso is Spanish.

Source: Genealogy of Diego Forlán –