Antonio Riza Tan

1954–1983 (Age 28)
Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines

The Life of Antonio Riza

Antonio Riza Tan was born on 4 August 1954, in Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines as the son of Francisco Riza Tan Sr. He died on 31 May 1983, in his hometown, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Francisco Riza Tan Sr
Francisco Tan Jr.
Antonio Riza Tan
Eduardo Riza Tan

Parents & Siblings

  • Francisco Riza Tan Sr




World Events (2)


Age 18

Marcos declares martial law. The parliament is suspended, opposition politicians are arrested, censorship is imposed.

Age 27

Marcos lifts Martial Law.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese 谭: from the name of the state of Tan during the Zhou dynasty. After Wu Wang established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc , he enfeoffed the state of Tan to a descendant of the model emperor Yu ( 2205–2198 bc ), with the status of Viscount. Descendants adopted the name of the state Tan as their surname.2 Chinese 谈: said to be from the name of a certain King Tan of the state of Song, a 36th-generation descendant of its founder ( see Song ).3 Chinese 陈: variant of Chen .

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

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