Reina Poleo

1943–November 2009 (Age 66)
Santa Lucía, Miranda, Venezuela

The Life of Reina

Reina Poleo was born in 1943, in Santa Lucía, Miranda, Venezuela as the daughter of Vicente Sojo and Maria de Jesus Poleo. She died in November 2009, in her hometown, at the age of 66.

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Reina Poleo

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Parents and Siblings

    Vicente Sojo


    Maria de Jesus Poleo




World Events (3)


Age 4

President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela's first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the U.S.

Age 11

The Caracas Convention established ground rules for political sanctuary in Latin America.

Age 14

A student strike began at the Central Univ. of Venezuela (UCV) against the electoral fraud of the dictatorship of Marcos Perez Jimenez. This soon led his downfall.

Name Meaning

Italian (Sicilian): variant of Puleio, from Sicilian puleiu, puleu ‘fleabane’ (Mentha pulegium), a plant of the mint family, perhaps applied as an occupational name for a herbalist or seller of herbs.

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

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