Leonte Roja Picado

24 June 1926–12 February 1954 (Age 27)
Chinandega, Nicaragua

The Life of Leonte

When Leonte Roja Picado was born on 24 June 1926, in Chinandega, Nicaragua, his father, Ramiro Roja Rivera, was 23 and his mother, Anita Picado Roja, was 20. He died on 12 February 1954, in Chinandega, Chinandega, Nicaragua, at the age of 27.

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Ramiro Roja Rivera
Anita Picado Roja
Leonte Roja Picado

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World Events (5)


Age 1

After five hundred battles fought against U.S. marines and sympathizers, Sandino successfully expels U.S. armed forces from Nicaragua.

Age 8

The U.S. withdraws, leaving Nicaraguan military officer, Anastasio Somoza as Commander of the National Guard.

Age 10

Anastasio Somoza founds a brutal dictatorship, fueled by U.S. funds, which is passed from father to son to brother for over 43 years.

Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for someone with a raucous voice or who liked to dress brightly, from soja ‘jay’.

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

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