Maria Da Luz Delgado Fortes

10 May 1930–1 September 2013 (Age 83)
Santo Antão, Cape Verde

The Life of Maria

Maria Da Luz Delgado Fortes was born on 10 May 1930, in Santo Antão, Cape Verde as the daughter of Jose joao dos Reis and Maria Francisca Delgado. She had at least 1 son with Joao Augusto Duarte. She died on 1 September 2013, in Porto Novo, Cape Verde, at the age of 83, and was buried in Porto Novo, Cape Verde.

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Family Time Line

Joao Augusto Duarte
Maria Da Luz Delgado Fortes
1930–2013
Arlindo Teodoro Fortes

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Arlindo Teodoro Fortes

    MaleMale

Parents and Siblings

    Jose joao dos Reis

    MaleMale

    Maria Francisca Delgado

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1975

Age 45

Cape Verde becomes independent. The country adopts a constitution with aims toward unity with Guinea-Bissau.
1980

Age 50

A coup occurs in Guinea-Bissau. Cape Verde abandons plans for unity.
1992

Age 62

A new constitution introduces a multi-party system.

Name Meaning

According to some, this name has been corrupted from Adama, feminine of Adam. Others derive it from the name "Ead" (found as Eade), which is from Anglo-Saxon "ead," happy, or from the name Eadith. One possibility is that it comes from "Eada" (Saxon), Auda, Ada, and Idonea, which translates as fit, meet, or proper, and also as pious, honest, or rich.

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