Irene Sánchez Mondragón

about 20 October 1933–17 February 2007 (Age 73)
Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico

The Life of Irene Sánchez

When Irene Sánchez Mondragón was born about 20 October 1933, in Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico, her father, Hipolito Sanchez Garcia, was 21 and her mother, Virginia Mondragon Zuniga, was 23. She died on 17 February 2007, in Mexico City, Mexico, at the age of 73.

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Carlos Sánchez Rivera
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World Events (8)


Age 1

Lázaro Cárdenas presidency. Forced exile of Calles (1936). Cárdenas begins socialist policies. Agrarian reform establishes ejidos (see Glossary) and collectivization. Official party renamed Party of the Mexican Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Mexicana--PRM). includes representatives from all sectors of society. Nationalization of oil industry in 1938.
1934 · �Palacio de Bellas Artes Opens

Age 1

The Palace of Fine Arts, is the first national theater in Mexico. Construction begins in 1904 by architect Adamo Boari, with a pause in 1913, due to the Mexican revolution. Federico Mariscal finishes the project in 1934. The first stone is place by president Porfirio Diaz.
1954 · Ciudad Universitaria�campus built in�Coyoac�n

Age 21

Construction for the new school of engineering starts in 1950 and wraps up in 1954. The building is a hybrid of modern architecture and classic Mexican influences. It is on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Mondragón): habitational name from Basque Mondragoe (‘dragon mountain’), a place in Gipuzkoa province.2 French: habitational name from Montdragon in Tarn.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Irene Sánchez Mondragón - Individual or family possessions: death: 17 February 2007; Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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