Juan Diego Salazar Echeverría

–15 September 1954
Costa Rica

The Life of Juan Diego

Juan Diego Salazar Echeverría was born in Costa Rica as the son of Gustavo Adolfo Salazar Herrera and Marina Echeverría Braun. He died on 15 September 1954, in San José, Costa Rica.

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Family Time Line

Gustavo Adolfo Salazar Herrera
1910–1984
Marina Echeverría Braun
1914–2004
Juan Diego Salazar Echeverría
–1954

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World Events (3)

1849

Costa Rica ousts William Walker. He wants to extend slavery to Central American countries in an expression of Manifest Destiny. He invades and names himself president of Nicaragua. Costa Rica, with the help of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, defeated Walker and his supporters with 9,000 soldiers.
1859

President Juan Rafael Mora is ousted from power. After a failed attempt at a counter-coup, he is executed.
1874

American businessman Minor Cooper Keith brings the United Fruit Company and banana cultivation to Cost Rica. Keith originally arrived to oversee construction of the Atlantic Railroad, which would connect the coffee producing central plateau with the Caribbean coast.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish: habitational name from a place called Salazar in Burgos, probably named with sala ‘hall’ + Basque za(h)ar ‘old’, and thus a Basque equivalent of Saavedra .2 Spanish: Castilianized variant of Basque Zaraitzu, a habitational name from a town so named in Navarre.

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

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