Dorotea Torres

1887–1944 (Age 58)
Miranda, Venezuela

The Life of Dorotea

Dorotea Torres was born in 1887, in Miranda, Venezuela. She died on 19 December 1944, in Ocumare, Lander, Miranda, Venezuela, at the age of 57.

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Dorotea Torres
1887–1944
Ramon Gerardo Baloa
1886–1950

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World Events (3)

1899

Age 12

An international tribunal in Paris ruled on a border dispute between Venezuela and British Guiana (Guyana). Britain received most of the claim for the Essequibo region, close to 111,000 square miles. Venezuela was represented by 2 U.S. judges and the chairman of the panel was Russian jurist Frederic de Martens. Venezuela rejected this decision in the 1960s.
1899

Age 12

Cipriano Castro served as president of Venezuela.
1914

Age 27

Venezuela's 1st oil gusher was drilled near Lake Maracibo.

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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