Luis Jesus Vargas Gonzalez

1924–9 March 2015 (Age 91)
Heredia, Costa Rica

The Life of Luis Jesus

When Luis Jesus Vargas Gonzalez was born in 1924, his father, Jose Rafael Vargas Varela1, was 24 and his mother, Auristela Gonzalez Carvajal, was 19. He died on 9 March 2015, in Heredia, Costa Rica, at the age of 91.

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Luis Jesus Vargas Gonzalez
Hermelinda Chacon Pereira

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    Rafael Inocente de Jesus Vargas Gonzalez


    Hector Asdrubal Vargas Gonzalez


    Juan Rafael Vargas Gonzalez


World Events (4)


Age 24

Civil War. Rafael Angel Calderon Guradia refuses to step down for election winner Otilio Ulate. Don Pepe Figueres Ferrer leads the revolution against Calderon and topples the government after 40 days of fighting.

Age 63

The Central American countries sign a peace plan. Devised by Costa Rican president Oscar Arias Sanchez, it is signed by the Central American countries of Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala which have been in the midst of civil wars. Arias wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his work.

Age 82

Public workers strike in protest at free trade deal with the U.S. Costa Rica is the only country in the region that has yet to ratify the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from Vargas in Santander province, or a topographic name from vargas, plural of varga, a dialect term used in various senses: ‘(thatched) hut’, ‘steep slope’, or ‘fenced pastureland which becomes waterlogged in winter’.

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

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