Maria Mirante

1902–before July 2009 (Age 107)
Diócesis de Almería, Spain

The Life of Maria

When Maria Mirante was born in 1902, in Diócesis de Almería, Spain, her father, João Mirante, was 25 and her mother, Maria Martins, was 20. She married Ignacio Melerio on 6 August 1921, in Dourado, São Paulo, Brazil. She died before July 2009, in Brazil, at the age of 107.

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Ignacio Melerio
Maria Mirante
Marriage: 6 August 1921

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6 August 1921
Dourado, São Paulo, Brazil

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World Events (8)

1912 · Prime Minister Jose Canalejas assassinated

Age 10

Spain's first prime minister, after the fall of Segismundo Moret's government, is assassinated by rebel Manuel Pardinas.

Age 12

World War I, Spain remained neutral.
1930 · Signing of San Sabastian pact

Age 28

On Aug 17th 1930, the Republican aliance comes together with all the political parties, except for the Spanish Federal Party, to plan the end of Alfonzo XII's reign and proclaim the Second Spanish Republic. Despite the title, no documents are written or signed at the convention.

Name Meaning

1 Southern Italian: from a short form of Almirante, an occupational or honorific name (or possibly a nickname for someone with a self-important manner), from Spanish almirante ‘admiral’, which is from Arabic al amīr ‘commander’.2 Portuguese: possibly a habitational name from any of the places so named, from mirante ‘watch tower’, ‘look out’, or from the same word in the sense ‘watch’, ‘vigilance’, ‘sentry duty’.

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

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