JOSÉ AMADO

3 December 1899–7 July 1985 (Age 85)
Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain

The Life of JOSÉ

JOSÉ AMADO was born on 3 December 1899, in Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain as the son of MANOEL AMADO and ESTRELLA MONSÃO. He married JOSEPHA GERMANO on 16 May 1925, in Piratininga, São Paulo, Brazil. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 7 July 1985, in Piratininga, São Paulo, Brazil, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

JOSÉ AMADO
1899–1985
JOSEPHA GERMANO
1908–1973
Marriage: 16 May 1925
DOLORES AMADO PEREIRA
1926–2006
CASSEMIRO AMADO
1932–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 May 1925
Piratininga, São Paulo, Brazil
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    MANOEL AMADO

    MaleMale

    ESTRELLA MONSÃO

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(2)

    Male1899–1985Male

    MANOEL AMADO

    Male1900–Male

World Events (8)

1912 · Prime Minister Jose Canalejas assassinated

Age 13

Spain's first prime minister, after the fall of Segismundo Moret's government, is assassinated by rebel Manuel Pardinas.
1914

Age 15

World War I, Spain remained neutral.
1923 · Primo de Rivera coup

Age 24

Catalonian captain, Miguel Primo de Rivera takes over as dictator, replacing King Alfonzo XII, who does nothing to oppose the coup. King Alfonzo XII even names Primo de Rivera head of government in front of the entire military.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name, Amado, Latin Amatus ‘beloved (i.e. by God)’. Compare Italian Amato .2 Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish family name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • José Amado, “Brasil, São Paulo, Cartões de Imigração, 1902-1980”
  • Legacy NFS Source: JOSÉ AMADO - Government record: birth-name: JOSÉ AMADO

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