Paula Cortez

26 July 1941–25 May 2007 (Age 65)
Izalco, Sonsonate, El Salvador

The Life of Paula

Paula Cortez was born on 26 July 1941, in Izalco, Sonsonate, El Salvador. She died on 25 May 2007, in her hometown, at the age of 65.

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World Events (3)

1969

Age 28

El Salvador fights a brief war with Honduras. Thousands of Salvadoran illegal immigrants are evicted from Honduras. El Salvador retaliates.
1977

Age 36

Anti-government guerrilla activities intensify. Reports of increased human rights violations by government troops and death squads. General Carlos Romero is elected president.
1977

Age 36

Jesuit priest Rutilio Grande, S. J. is assassinated by a death squad.

Name Meaning

Spanish: variant of Cortés ( see Cortes ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Paula Cortez - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Paula Cortez

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