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Inés Arrimadas

by Manila on October 11, 2017

Birth Name: Inés Arrimadas García

Place of Birth: Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain

Date of Birth: 3 July, 1981

Ethnicity: Spanish (Castilian, Leonese)

Inés Arrimadas is a Spanish politician. She has served as the member of the Catalan Parliament, since 25 November, 2012. She has been the Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of Catalonia, since 2, October 2015.

Inés’ parents, Rufino Arrimadas García and Inés García López, are natives of Salmoral, Salamanca.

Inés is married to politician Xavier Cima i Ruiz.

Inés’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandfather, Lorenzo Arrimadas San Martín, of Palencia.

Inés’ paternal grandparents were Eustaquio Arrimadas Alonso (the son of Lorenzo Arrimadas Martín and Isabel Alonso) and Marina García Martín (the daughter of ? García and ? Martín). Lorenzo was the son of Telesforo Arrimadas Alconada and Inés Martín García.

Inés’ maternal grandparents were surnamed García and López.

Source: Genealogy of Inés Arrimadas (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.myheritage.com

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Keith Carlos

by madman on October 5, 2017

Birth Name: Keith Kasson Carlos

Place of Birth: Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 19, 1987

Ethnicity: African-American, some Spanish

Keith Carlos is an American model and football player. He is of African-American, and some Spanish, ancestry.

When receiving the results from his DNA test, he found out that his ancestry was almost one quarter European, and that his African ancestry includes Beninese, Togolese, and Malian, among others.

Source: (at 17:02) http://vodlock.co

Photo by kathclick/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Manuel L. Quezon

by Manila on October 4, 2017

Birth Name: Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina

Date of Birth: August 19, 1877

Place of Birth: Baler, El Príncipe (now Aurora), Philippines

Date of Death: August 1, 1944

Place of Death: Saranac Lake, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: Filipino (Tagalog), some Chinese and Spanish (Extremaduran)

Manuel L. Quezon was a Filipino statesman, soldier, and politician. He served as the 2nd President of the Philippines, from November 15, 1935 to August 1, 1944, his death.

Former President Quezon’s father, Lucio Quezon, was a soldier, from Dilao (now Paco), Manila, and was of part Chinese descent. Former President Quezon’s mother, María Dolores Molina, was a Spanish mestiza, also from Baler.

President Quezon was married to his first cousin, Aurora Antonia Aragón y Molina (or Aurora Antonia Molina Aragón in Filipino), with whom he had four children.

President Quezon’s paternal grandparents were likely Estanislao Quezon and Anastacia Vélez y Montes (or Anastacia Montes Vélez in Filipino).

President Quezon’s maternal grandfather was José Eusebio Urbina de Esparragosa (the son of Pedro Antonio Hermenegildo Urbina Morales and María de los Dolore). José was a Spanish Franciscan friar, from Esparragosa de la Serena, Badajoz. Pedro was the son of Cándido Urbina Blázquez and Isabel María Morales Blázquez. María was a foundling. Owing that José’s mother had no surname, he took the family name based on his hometown.

President Quezon’s maternal grandmother was Brígida Molina. Brígida was Filipina.

Sources: Genealogy of Manuel L. Quezon – https://www.geni.com

Infoaamtion about Manuel’s maternal grandfather, José Eusebio Urbina de Esparragosa – https://www.facebook.com

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Ada Colau

by Manila on October 3, 2017

Birth Name: Ada Colau Ballano

Place of Birth: Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Date of Birth: 3 March, 1974

Ethincity: Spanish (Aragonese and Castilian)

Ada Colau is a Spanish politician, activist, and writer. She has served as the 119th Mayor of Barcelona, since 13 June, 2015.

Mayor Colau’s father, Ramón Colau Rami, was born in Güel, Huesca. Mayor Colau’s mother, Agustina “Tina” Ballano Bernal, is Castilian, from Almazán, Soria.

Mayor Colau is married to economist Adrià Alemany Salafranca.

Mayor Colau’s paternal grandparents were ? Colau and ? Rami. They were born in Graus, Huesca.

Mayor Colau’s maternal grandparents were Jesús Ballano and ? Bernal.

Sources: http://www.canallitera.es
http://sorianoticias.com

Photo by Dinogeromella/Bigstock.com

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Carles Puigdemont

by Manila on October 1, 2017

Birth Name: Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó

Place of Birth: Amer, Girona, Spain

Date of Birth: 29 December, 1962

Ethnicity: Catalan, 1/4 Spanish [Andalusian] (maternal grandmother)

Carles Puigdemont is a politician and former journalist. He has served as the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, since 12 January, 2016, and a Member of the Parliament of Catalonia, since 10 November, 2006. He was previously Mayor of Girona, from 1 July, 2011 to 11 January, 2016.

He is the son of Xavier Puigdemont i Oliveras and Núria Casamajó i Ruiz. He is married to Romanian journalist Marcela Topor, with whom he has two children.

Carles’ patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his seventh great-grandfather, Paulí Puigdemont.

Carles’ paternal grandfather was Francesc Esteve Isidre Puigdemont i Padrosa (or Francisco Esteban Isidro Puigdemont Padrosa in Spanish, the son of Francesc Salvador Jaume Puigdemont i Puigdemont, or Francisco Salvador Jaime Puigdemont Puigdemont in Spanish, and of Rosa Maria Beneta Padrosa i Oliveras, or Rosa María Benedicta Padrosa Oliveras in Spanish). Carles’ great-grandfather Francesc was the son of Joaquim Josep Jaume Puigdemont i Llach (or Joaquín José Jaime Puigdemont Llach in Spanish) and Francesca Margarida Magdalena Puigdemont i Rius (or Francisca Margarita Magdalena Puigdemont Ríus in Spanish). Carles’ great-grandmother Rosa was the daughter of Esteve Benet Paulí Padrosa i Boada (or Esteban Benedicto Paulino Padrosa Boada in Spanish) and Anna Antònia Margarida Oliveras i Muriscot (or Ana Antonia Margarita Oliveras Muriscot in Spanish).

Carles’ paternal grandmother was Maria Caterina Antònia Oliveras i Galceran (or María Catalina Antonia Oliveras Galceran in Spanish, the daughter of Josep Joan Rafel Oliveras i Carles, or José Juan Rafael Oliveras Carles in Spanish, and of Ròsa Caterina Maria Galceran i Bertran or Rosa Catalina María Galceran Bertran in Spanish). Carles’ great-grandfather Josep was the son of Salvador Joan Pere Oliveras i Muriscot (or Salvador Juan Pedro Oliveras Muriscot in Spanish) and Antònia Violanta Narcisa Carles i Grabalosa (or Antonia Violanta Narcisa Carles Grabalosa in Spanish). Carles’ great-grandmother Caterina was the daughter of Cosme Pere Joan Galceran i Puigdemont (or Cosme Pedro Juan Galceran Puigdemont in Spanish) and Maria Raymunda Maria Anna Bertran i Aguilar (or María Raymunda María Ana Bertran Aguilar in Spanish).

Carles’ maternal grandfather was Carles Casamajó i Ballart (or Carlos Casamajó Ballart in Spanish, the son of parents surnamed Casamajó and Ballart).

Carles’ maternal grandmother was Manuela Ruiz Toledo (the daughter of José Ruiz Valdivia and Joaquina Toledo Valero). Manuela was Andalusian, from La Carolina, Jaén. José was the son of Gabriel Ruiz and Rosalía Valdivia. Joaquina was the daughter of Francisco Toledo and Margarita Valero.

Sources: https://www.dolcacatalunya.com
http://www.elmundo.es

Birth record of Carles’ paternal grandfather, Francisco Esteban Isidro Puigdemont Padrosa – https://gentdamerdades.files.wordpress.com

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal grandfather, Francisco Esteban Isidro Puigdemont Padrosa – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Carles’ paternal great-grandfather, Francisco Salvador Jaime Puigdemont Puigdemont – https://gentdamerdades.files.wordpress.com

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-grandfather, Francisco Salvador Jaime Puigdemont Puigdemont – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandfather, Joaquim Josep Jaume Puigdemont i Llach – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandmother, Francesca Margarida Magdalena Puigdemont i Rius – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-grandmother, Rosa María Benedicta Padrosa Oliveras – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandfather, Esteve Benet Paulí Padrosa i Boada – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandmother, Ana Antonia Margarita Oliveras Muriscot – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal grandmother, María Catalina Antonia Oliveras Galceran – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth records of Carles’ paternal great-grandparents, José Juan Rafael Oliveras Carles and Rosa Catalina María Galceran Bertran – https://gentdamerdades.files.wordpress.com

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-grandfather, José Juan Rafael Oliveras Carles – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandfather, Salvador Juan Pedro Oliveras Muriscot – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandmother, Antonia Violanta Narcisa Carles Grabalosa – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-grandmother, Rosa Catalina María Galceran Bertran – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandfather, Cosme Pedro Juan Galceran Puigdemont – https://www.familysearch.org

Baptismal record of Carles’ paternal great-great-grandmother, María Raymunda María Ana Bertran Aguilar – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Carles’ maternal grandmother, Manuela Ruiz Toledo – http://www.laopiniondealmeria.com

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