Dionicio Antonio Torres

–1997
Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela

The Life of Dionicio Antonio

Dionicio Antonio Torres died on 22 May 1997, in Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela.

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1899

An international tribunal in Paris ruled on a border dispute between Venezuela and British Guiana (Guyana). Britain received most of the claim for the Essequibo region, close to 111,000 square miles. Venezuela was represented by 2 U.S. judges and the chairman of the panel was Russian jurist Frederic de Martens. Venezuela rejected this decision in the 1960s.
1899

Cipriano Castro served as president of Venezuela.
1914

Venezuela's 1st oil gusher was drilled near Lake Maracibo.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.

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

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