Juan Leon Vergara

1911–1974 (Age 62)
Lara, Venezuela

The Life of Juan Leon

Juan Leon Vergara was born on 11 April 1911, in Lara, Venezuela as the son of María Guillermina Vergara. He had at least 1 son with María Telma Peralta. He died on 23 March 1974, in Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela, at the age of 62.

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Juan Leon Vergara
María Telma Peralta
Jose Oswaldo Vergara Peralta

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World Events (5)


Age 3

Venezuela's 1st oil gusher was drilled near Lake Maracibo.

Age 18

Venezuela was the world's largest exporter of oil.

Age 36

President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela's first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the U.S.

Name Meaning

Basque: Castilianized variant of Basque Bergara, a habitational name from places so called (earlier Virgara) in the provinces of Gipuzkoa and Navarre. The place name is of uncertain derivation; the second element is gara ‘hill’, ‘height’, ‘eminence’, but the first has not been satisfactorily identified.

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

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