Valentin Medina Valdivia

14 February 1911–1 January 1986 (Age 74)
Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala

The Life of Valentin

When Valentin Medina Valdivia was born on 14 February 1911, in Guatemala, his father, Antonio Medina Moncada, was 29 and his mother, Concepcion Valdivia Sirias, was 16. He had at least 1 son with Andrea Altamirano Gonzalez. He died on 1 January 1986, in Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Valentin Medina Valdivia
Andrea Altamirano Gonzalez
Cairo Medina Altamirano

Spouse and Children



    Cairo Medina Altamirano


Parents and Siblings

    Antonio Medina Moncada


    Concepcion Valdivia Sirias





    Vicente Medina Valdivia


    Miguel Medina Valdivia


    Hector Raul Medina Valdivia


    Juan Rafael Medina Valdivia


+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Age 30

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.

Age 33

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

Age 41

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: habitational name from any of the several places, as for example Medina-Sidonia in Cádiz province and Medina del Campo in Valladolid, so called from Arabic medīna ‘city’. The surname is also borne by Sephardic Jews.

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

Sources (2)

  • Valentin Medina Valdivia, "Guatemala, Guatemala, Civil Registration, 1877-2006"
  • Valentin Medina in entry for Julio César Medina, "Nicaragua Civil Registration, 1809-2013"

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