Jorge Flores Castro

1925–2008 (Age 83)
Desamparados, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica

The Life of Jorge

When Jorge Flores Castro was born on 7 February 1925, in Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica, his father, Francisco Flores Ureña, was 34 and his mother, Hortencia Castro Bermúdez, was 32. He died on 24 March 2008, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Francisco Flores Ureña
Hortencia Castro Bermúdez
David Mardoqueo Flores Castro
Jorge Flores Castro
Teresa Flores Castro
Gonzalo Inocente Flores Castro

Parents & Siblings

  • Francisco Flores Ureña


  • Hortencia Castro Bermúdez




World Events (3)


Age 23

Civil War. Rafael Angel Calderon Guradia refuses to step down for election winner Otilio Ulate. Don Pepe Figueres Ferrer leads the revolution against Calderon and topples the government after 40 days of fighting.

Age 62

The Central American countries sign a peace plan. Devised by Costa Rican president Oscar Arias Sanchez, it is signed by the Central American countries of Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala which have been in the midst of civil wars. Arias wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his work.

Age 81

Public workers strike in protest at free trade deal with the U.S. Costa Rica is the only country in the region that has yet to ratify the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

Name Meaning

Spanish: from the plural of flor ‘flower’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Jorge Flores Castro - Government record: birth-name: Jorge Flores Castro

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