Miguel Angel Zayas Zaldívar

30 September 1890–1953 (Age 62)
Holguín, Cuba

The Life of Miguel Angel

When Miguel Angel Zayas Zaldívar was born on 30 September 1890, in Holguín, Cuba, his father, Rodolfo Zayas Ochoa, was 29 and his mother, Elvira Zaldívar Arada, was 26. He married Emma Spinetti Villar on 21 July 1918, in Holguín, Cuba. He died in 1953, in Havana, Cuba, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Miguel Angel Zayas Zaldívar
1890–1953
Emma Spinetti Villar
1890–
Marriage: 21 July 1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 July 1918
Holguín, Cuba

Parents and Siblings

    Rodolfo Zayas Ochoa

    Male1861–1931Male

    Elvira Zaldívar Arada

    Female1864–Female

siblings

(7)

    Antonia Maria Zayas Zaldívar

    Female1880–Female

    Carlos Miguel Zayas Zaldívar

    Male1887–Male

    Virginia Zayas Zaldívar

    Female1889–Female

    Male1890–1953Male

    Elvira Zayas Zaldívar

    Female1891–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1898

Age 8

Cuba becomes independent. Tomas Estrada Palma becomes president. However, the Platt Amendment keeps the island under U.S. protection and gives the U.S. the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.
1898

Age 8

United States defeats Spain. Spain gives up all claims to Cuba and cedes it to the United States.
1925

Age 35

Socialist Party is founded. The Party would eventually form the basis of the Communist Party.

Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Zayas de Torre or in some cases from Zayas de Báscones, both in Soria province, which probably derive their names from Basque zai, zain, ‘guardian’, ‘vigilante’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Origenes-Juan Bruno Zayas de la Portilla

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