Miguel Garcia Chia

25 February 1949–19 July 2007 (Age 58)
Pedrera, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain

The Life of Miguel

Miguel Garcia Chia was born on 25 February 1949, in Pedrera, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain. He died on 19 July 2007, in his hometown, at the age of 58.

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World Events (3)

1959

Age 10

ETA political party is founded with the aim of creating an independent homeland in Spain's Basque region. The full name of the organization, Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna, means Basque Fatherland and Freedom.
1959 · ETA Established

Age 10

A Basque rebel group, which comes to a high level of power. It is established during the Franco regime, in rebellion to General Franco discourranging the Basque language, and culture from being perpetuated.
1968 · Spanish Guinea wins independence

Age 19

After winning their independence from Spanish rule, Spanish Guinea becomes Equatorial Guinea.

Name Meaning

Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.

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

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