Santiago Pulgar

1897–1972 (Age 75)
Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

The Life of Santiago

Santiago Pulgar was born in 1897, in Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia. He married Adelaida Ballesta Alvares in 1922, in Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1972, at the age of 75.

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Santiago Pulgar
Adelaida Ballesta Alvares
Marriage: 1922
Esther Pulgar Ballesta
Santiago Pulgar Ballesta

Spouse & Children

Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia


World Events (4)


Age 2

Thousand Days' War. Around 120,000 people die in civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Panama becomes an independent state.

Age 6

Panama seceded from Colombia with U.S. backing and allows U.S. control over the strip of land now known as the Panama Canal zone.

Age 25

The United States pay Colombia $25 million for the loss of Panama.

Name Meaning

Hungarian (Polgár) and Jewish (from Hungary):1. status name for a freeman of a town, as a Hungarian name especially one who was a member of its governing council. Compare Burger . 2. status name for a free peasant or smallholder.

Possible Related Names

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

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