Antonio Gopaco Tan

1933–1970 (Age 37)
Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines

The Life of Antonio Gopaco

Antonio Gopaco Tan was born in 1933, in Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines as the son of Asuncion Borromeo Gopaco. He died in 1970, in his hometown, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Asuncion Borromeo Gopaco
Juanito Gopaco Tan
Rodrigo Gopaco Tan
Antonio Gopaco Tan

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World Events (3)


Age 2

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.

Age 8

Japan attacks the Philippines by air and invades two weeks later.

Age 11

U.S. forces retake the islands.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese 谭: from the name of the state of Tan during the Zhou dynasty. After Wu Wang established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc , he enfeoffed the state of Tan to a descendant of the model emperor Yu ( 2205–2198 bc ), with the status of Viscount. Descendants adopted the name of the state Tan as their surname.2 Chinese 谈: said to be from the name of a certain King Tan of the state of Song, a 36th-generation descendant of its founder ( see Song ).3 Chinese 陈: variant of Chen .

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

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