Candelario Muñiz Cortes

2 February 1908–20 November 1989 (Age 81)
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico

The Life of Candelario

When Candelario Muñiz Cortes was born on 2 February 1908, his father, Eleno Muñiz, was 29 and his mother, Angela Cortes, was 21. He died on 20 November 1989, in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Candelario Muñiz Cortes
Anita Garza Barrientos

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eleno Muñiz


    Angela Cortes




World Events (8)


Age 2

Mexico's 100 years of independence celebrated. Seventh reelection of Díaz. Madero's Plan of San Luis Potosí. Rebellion breaks out in north and in Puebla.

Age 3

Rebellion spreads throughout Mexico. After attack on Ciudad Juárez, Díaz resigns. Madero returns in triumph to Mexico City and is elected to presidency. Emiliano Zapata publishes Plan of Ayala demanding quick reforms.

Age 22

Portes Gil succeeded by Ortiz Rubio as president.

Name Meaning

1 Galician, Asturian-Leonese, and Spanish (Muñiz): patronymic from the old personal name Muño ( see Munoz ).2 Portuguese: variant of Moniz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Candelario Muñez Cortés, "México, Tamaulipas, Registro Civil, 1800-2002"
  • Candelario Muñiz Cortes, "México, San Luis Potosí, Registro Civil, 1859-2000"
  • Candelario Muñiz en el registro de Anita Garza Barrientos, "México, Tamaulipas, Registro Civil, 1800-2002"

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