Gregorio Canelas Montecinos

9 September 1926–14 July 1999 (Age 72)
Cochabamba, Bolivia

The Life of Gregorio

Gregorio Canelas Montecinos was born on 9 September 1926, in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He died on 14 July 1999, in Cochabamba, Cercado, Cochabamba, Bolivia, at the age of 72.

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Gregorio Canelas Montecinos
Andrea Jaillita Gonzales

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World Events (3)


Age 6

Bolivia loses territory to Paraguay after it is defeated in the Chaco War.

Age 26

Peasants and miners overthrow military regime. Victor Paz Estenssoro returns from exile to become president and introduces social and economic reforms, including universal suffrage, nationalization of tin mines and land redistribution, and improves education and the status of indigenous peoples.

Age 38

Vice-President Rene Barrientos stages military coup.

Name Meaning

Catalan:1. metonymic occupational name for a candle maker, from a dialectal or obselete variant of Catalan candela ‘candle’. 2. possibly also metonymic occupational name for a spicer, from a dialectal or old form of canyella ‘cinnamon’.

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

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