Olimpo Patiño

1875–1953 (Age 78)

The Life of Olimpo

Olimpo Patiño was born in 1875, in Colombia. He had at least 1 son with Nicanora Olivares. He died in 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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Olimpo Patiño
Nicanora Olivares
Gabriel Patiño Olivares

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World Events (3)


Age 24

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

Age 28

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 47

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

Name Meaning

1 Galician (Patiño): from a diminutive of pato ‘duck’, hence a nickname, for instance denoting a person who waddled.2 Italian: unexplained.

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

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