João de Deus Furtado Rodrigues

12 September 1918–4 August 1996 (Age 77)
Praia, Cape Verde

The Life of João de Deus

When João de Deus Furtado Rodrigues was born on 12 September 1918, in Praia, Cape Verde, his father, António Rodrigues de Carvalho, was 14 and his mother, Justina Gomes Furtado, was 13. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Catarina Dias de Barros. He died on 4 August 1996, in his hometown, at the age of 77, and was buried in Figueira das Naus, Cape Verde.

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Family Time Line

João de Deus Furtado Rodrigues
Catarina Dias de Barros
Antonina Dias Furtado
António Furtado Barros

Spouse and Children



    Antonina Dias Furtado


    António Furtado Barros


Parents and Siblings

    António Rodrigues de Carvalho


    Justina Gomes Furtado




World Events (3)


Age 57

Cape Verde becomes independent. The country adopts a constitution with aims toward unity with Guinea-Bissau.

Age 62

A coup occurs in Guinea-Bissau. Cape Verde abandons plans for unity.

Age 74

A new constitution introduces a multi-party system.

Name Meaning

Portuguese: from furtado ‘illegitimate’. Compare Spanish hurtado. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.

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

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