Dionisio Torres

1918–2015 (Age 97)
Navarre, Spain

The Life of Dionisio

When Dionisio Torres was born about 1918, in Navarre, Spain, his father, Sixto Torres Urriza, was 28 and his mother, Presentación Lasanta, was 53. He died on 17 June 2015, in Sangüesa, Navarre, Spain, at the age of 97.

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Parents & Siblings

  • Sixto Torres Urriza


  • Presentación Lasanta




World Events (3)

1919 · Spain's first subway system opens

Age 1

On Oct 18th, the first subway system in Spain, opens in Madrid.
1921 · Prime Minister Dato assassinated

Age 3

Prime minister Eduardo Dato is assassinated after meeting with parliament, in Madrid.
1923 · Primo de Rivera coup

Age 5

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 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.

Possible Related Names

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

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