Arturo Vera

11 June 1935–23 October 2002 (Age 67)
La Paz, Bolivia

The Life of Arturo

Arturo Vera was born on 11 June 1935, in La Paz, Bolivia. He died on 23 October 2002, in Sacaba, Cochabamba, Bolivia, at the age of 67.

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World Events (3)

1952

Age 17

Peasants and miners overthrow military regime. Victor Paz Estenssoro returns from exile to become president and introduces social and economic reforms, including universal suffrage, nationalization of tin mines and land redistribution, and improves education and the status of indigenous peoples.
1964

Age 29

Vice-President Rene Barrientos stages military coup.
1967

Age 32

"U.S. helps suppress peasant uprising led by Ernesto ""Che"" Guevara, who is killed after being betrayed by peasants."

Name Meaning

Spanish (especially southern Spain): habitational name from any of various places called Vera or La Vera, named with vera ‘river bank’.

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

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