Manuel Castañeda López

11 January 1926–7 September 2015 (Age 89)
Valparaíso, Zacatecas, Mexico

The Life of Manuel

When Manuel Castañeda López was born on 11 January 1926, in Valparaíso, Zacatecas, Mexico, his father, Gregorio Castañeda Resendes, was 36 and his mother, María Salomé Lopez Ortiz, was 36. He died on 7 September 2015, in his hometown, at the age of 89.

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Gregorio Castañeda Resendes
María Salomé Lopez Ortiz
Eduardo Castañeda López
Ángel Castañeda Lóopez
María Luz Castañeda López
José Castañeda López
Antonia Castañeda López
Manuel Castañeda López
Ángel Castañeda López

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Constitution of 1917 amended to extend presidential term to six years.

Age 2

Calles succeeded by Obregón, who is assassinated before taking office. Calles, who is to remain political strongman through 1935, chooses Emilio Portes Gil as president.

Age 26

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines presidency. Women's suffrage extended to national level. Beginning of political stability through appointment of PRI candidates to presidency.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Castañeda): habitational name from any of various places in Santander, Asturies, and Salamanca, named with castañeda, a collective of castaña ‘chestnut’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Manuel Castañeda in household of Gregorio Castañeda, "Mexico National Census, 1930"
  • Manuel Castañeda Lopez, "México, Zacatecas, Registro Civil, 1860-2000"
  • Manuel Castañeda Lopez, "México, Zacatecas, Registro Civil, 1860-2000"

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