Jose Rosalio Contreras Medina

–15 April 1979
San Felipe, Yucatán, Mexico

The Life Summary of Jose Rosalio

Jose Rosalio Contreras Medina was born as the son of Eusebia Medina Acosta. He died on 15 April 1979, in San Felipe, Yucatán, Mexico.

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Eusebia Medina Acosta
milda del socorro contreras medina
Jose Rosalio Contreras Medina
manuel de jesus contreras medina

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World Events (3)

Moratorium on foreign debt payments. Tripartite agreement for intervention signed by Britain, France, and Spain.
French forces march on capital but suffer defeat at Puebla.
1862 · The Battle of Puebla
During the Second French intervention in Mexico, French soldiers entered the city of Puebla to conquer it for France. They were met by the Mexican Army and a battle ensued. Even though the French forces were better equipped and larger, the Mexican Army beat them and gained a boost in their morale to continue fighting. To remember this victory, the Mexican people celebrate Cinco de Mayo (May 5) every year.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Conteraras, a place in the province of Burgos. The place name is derived from Late Latin contraria ‘surrounding area’, ‘region’ (from the preposition contra ‘opposite’, ‘against’, ‘hard by’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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