Victor Manuel Ortiz Reyes

1943–8 April 1986 (Age 43)
Guatemala, Guatemala

The Life of Victor Manuel

When Victor Manuel Ortiz Reyes was born in 1943, in Guatemala, Guatemala, his father, Mercedes Ortiz Aroche, was 34 and his mother, Rosa Reyes Ortiz, was 28. He died on 8 April 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Mercedes Ortiz Aroche
Rosa Reyes Ortiz
Victor Manuel Ortiz Reyes
Ruben Ortiz Reyes

Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)


Age 1

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Age 2

A constitution was adopted. Juan Jose Arevalo became the president. He encouraged education and medical improvements.

Age 9

The government began to take over privately owned land and distribute it among landless peasants. Large areas owned by the United Fruit company were taken as part of this government program.

Name Meaning

Spanish: patronymic from the Basque personal name Orti (Latin Fortunius).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Victor Manuel Ortiz Reyes, "Guatemala, Guatemala, Registro Civil, 1877-2006"

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