Moiséis Mate

1950–1985 (Age 35)

The Life of Moiséis

When Moiséis Mate was born about 1950, in Mozambique, his father, Zacarias Mate, was 30 and his mother, Salmina Cuna, was 25. He died about 1985, in Maputo, Mozambique, at the age of 35.

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Zacarias Mate
Salmina Cuna
Moiséis Mate
Arlindo Zacarias Mate

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World Events (3)


Age 12

Rebels fight for independence from Portugal. The fight becomes more organized in the 1960s, when the Mozambicans form the Front for the Liberation of Mozambique, shortened to Frelimo.

Age 15

An anti-Frelimo resistance group,Renamo, is set up by white Rhodesian officers as clashes with Frelimo forces escalate and Mozambique imposes economic sanctions against Rhodesia.

Age 25

Mozambique becomes independent. The capital changes its name from Lourenco Marques to Maputo.

Name Meaning

1 Hungarian (Máté): from the ecclesiastical personal name Máté, Hungarian form of Matthew .2 Slovenian: from a pet form of the personal name Matevž, Latin Matthaeus ( see Matthew ).3 Spanish (Maté): variant of Mateo .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Moiséis Mate - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Moiséis Mate

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