José Manuel Cortés Díaz

10 February 1905–about 1974 (Age 68)
Xiocuilapa, Atzalan, Veracruz, Mexico

The Life of José Manuel

When José Manuel Cortés Díaz was born on 10 February 1905, in Xiocuilapa, Atzalan, Veracruz, Mexico, his father, Celestino Cortes, was 48 and his mother, Maria Dolores Diaz, was 23. He died about 1974, at the age of 69.

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Celestino Cortes
Maria Dolores Diaz
José Ángel Cortés Díaz
Estanislada Cortés Díaz
José Manuel Cortés Díaz
María Gabriela Cortés Díaz
Elvira Cortes Diaz

Parents and Siblings

    Celestino Cortes





World Events (8)


Age 1

Proclamation against Díaz issued by the liberals in St. Louis, Missouri.

Age 3

Díaz states his intention of not seeking reelection in interview. Francisco I. Madero publishes The Presidential Succession of 1910 .

Age 19

Plutarco Elías Calles elected president.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Cortés), Catalan (Cortès), and Portuguese (Cortês): from cortés ‘courteous’, ‘polite’, a derivative of corte ( see Corte ), a nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt given ironically.2 Spanish and Portuguese (Cortes): habitational name from any of numerous places in Spain and Portugal named with cortes, plural of corte ‘court’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • José Manuel Cortés Dias, "México, Veracruz, Registro Civil, 1821-1949"
  • Veracruz, México, Registro Civil, Nacimientos, 1860-1947 para Maria Dolores Dias Atzalan 1905 - 1906; pag 54
  • Legacy NFS Source: Manuel Cortes Diaz - Published information: birth-name: Manuel Cortes Diaz

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