Eddie Rudy Hurtado De Paz

1 October 1938–29 May 1987 (Age 48)
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

The Life of Eddie Rudy

When Eddie Rudy Hurtado De Paz was born on 1 October 1938, in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, his father, Marcelino Alfonso Hurtado, was 30 and his mother, Maria Amelia Reyes de Paz, was 28. He died on 29 May 1987, in his hometown, at the age of 48, and was buried in Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

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Eddie Rudy Hurtado De Paz
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Age 3

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.

Age 6

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Age 14

The government began to take over privately owned land and distribute it among landless peasants. Large areas owned by the United Fruit company were taken as part of this government program.

Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from the past participle of hurtar ‘to rob or conceal’ (Late Latin furtare, from furtum ‘theft’, fur ‘thief’). The reference was probably to an illegitimate child, whose existence was concealed, or to a kidnapped child.

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

Sources (2)

  • Rudy Hurtado de Paz, "Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994"
  • Eddie Rudy Hurtado de Paz, "Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Civil Registration, 1877-1994"

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