Reynaldo Altamirano Picado

–29 January 1955
Cartago, Costa Rica

The Life of Reynaldo

Reynaldo Altamirano Picado was born as the son of Eduardo Altamirano Pavòn and Gloria Picado Alfaro. He died on 29 January 1955, in Cartago, Costa Rica.

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Eduardo Altamirano Pavòn
Gloria Picado Alfaro
Reynaldo Altamirano Picado

Parents and Siblings

    Eduardo Altamirano Pavòn


    Gloria Picado Alfaro




World Events (3)


Costa Rica ousts William Walker. He wants to extend slavery to Central American countries in an expression of Manifest Destiny. He invades and names himself president of Nicaragua. Costa Rica, with the help of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, defeated Walker and his supporters with 9,000 soldiers.

President Juan Rafael Mora is ousted from power. After a failed attempt at a counter-coup, he is executed.

American businessman Minor Cooper Keith brings the United Fruit Company and banana cultivation to Cost Rica. Keith originally arrived to oversee construction of the Atlantic Railroad, which would connect the coffee producing central plateau with the Caribbean coast.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name for someone from any of several place called Altamira, for example the one in the province of Ávila which is famous for its spectacular cave paintings.

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

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