by Mixed Kidd on May 27, 2018

Birth Name: Andrea Fuentealba Valbak

Place of Birth: Aarhus, Denmark

Date of Birth: 30 November, 1982

*Chilean [Spanish, possibly other] (father)
*Danish (mother)

Medina is a Danish-Chilean singer and songwriter. Her father is Chilean and her mother is Danish.



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) –


Daniela Vega

by madman on January 20, 2018

Birth Name: Daniela Vega Hernández

Place of Birth: San Miguel, Santiago, Chile

Date of Birth: June 3, 1989

Ethnicity: Chilean

Daniela Vega is a Chilean actress and lyrical singer.


Salvador Allende

by madman on December 23, 2017

Birth Name: Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens

Date of Birth: 26 June, 1908

Place of Birth: Santiago, Chile

Date of Death: 11 September, 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 grandfather José was born in Valparaíso. 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). Eugenia was born in Valparaíso. President Allende’s great-grandfather 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 –

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Patricio Aylwin

by madman on December 23, 2017

Birth Name: Patricio Aylwin Azócar

Date of Birth: 26 November, 1918

Place of Birth: Viña del Mar, Chile

Date of Death: 19 April, 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. He was also President of the Senate of Chile, from 12 January, 1971 to 22 May, 1972.

President Aylwin was the son of Laura Rosa Azócar Álvarez and Miguel Antonio Aylwin Gajardo. He was married to Leonor Oyarzún Ivanovic, with whom he had five children.

President Aylwin’s paternal grandfather was Ricardo Patricio Aylwin Fernández (the son of Richard Camille Aylwin Juelmes and Martina Fernández Brito). Ricardo was born in Constitución, Región del Maule. Richard was born in London, England, the son of Robert Aylwin Patrick and Elizabeth Juelmes. Martina 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). Domitila was born in Putú, Constitución, Provincia deTalca, Región del Maule.

President Aylwin’s maternal grandfather was Eliseo Azócar Ferrada (the son of Pedro Fernando Azócar Pinochet and Margarita Ferrada Rodríguez). Eliseo was born in Parral. 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). Eloísa was born in Vichuquén, Maule. José was the son of Pedro Antonio Alvarez Jurado, who was born in Mendoza, Argentina, and of 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 –