Rafael Solis Vnegas

1924–2003 (Age 78)
Carrizal, Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica

The Life of Rafael

When Rafael Solis Vnegas was born on 4 August 1924, in Carrizal, Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica, his father, Victor Miguel Herrera Herrera, was 29 and his mother, Maria Lorenza Venegas Alfaro, was 29. He died on 16 February 2003, in San Antonio de Flores, El Paraíso, Honduras, at the age of 78.

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Rafael Solis Vnegas
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World Events (5)


Age 24

Civil War. Rafael Angel Calderon Guradia refuses to step down for election winner Otilio Ulate. Don Pepe Figueres Ferrer leads the revolution against Calderon and topples the government after 40 days of fighting.

Age 45

Brief but costly war with El Salvador over heavy immigration and disputed border.

Age 51

Colonel Juan Alberto Melgar Castro take power.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Solís): habitational name from Solís in Asturies or a similarly named place elsewhere.2 English: from a medieval personal name bestowed on a child born after the death of a sibling, from Middle English solace ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’. The word also came to have the sense ‘delight’, ‘amusement’, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a playful or entertaining person.

Possible Related Names

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

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