Delfin Marin Obando

2 November 1918–23 August 1995 (Age 76)
La Chorrera, Panama, Panama

The Life of Delfin

When Delfin Marin Obando was born on 2 November 1918, in La Chorrera, Panama, Panama, his father, Carlos Marin, was 17 and his mother, Pastora Obando Marquez, was 19. He died on 23 August 1995, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Carlos Marin
Pastora Obando Marquez
Alejandrina Marin Obando
Tomas Marin Obando
Delfin Marin Obando

Parents and Siblings



    Alejandrina Marin Obando



    Tomas Marin Obando


World Events (4)


Age 7

Cuna Indians rebelled against the government and declared themselves an independent state. Today they are politically autonomous.

Age 59

President Jimmy Carter and General Torrijos sign the Panama Canal Treaties.

Age 66

The Panama Defense Force(PDF) wins most of the seats in the Legislative Assembly with General Manuel Noriega at the head of the PDF.

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Marín), French, English, Slovenian, Croatian, and Romanian: from the Latin personal name Marinus, borne by several minor early saints. Originally this was a Roman family name derived from Marius ( compare Marie ), but was often taken to mean ‘of the sea’.2 Italian (Venetia): variant of Marino .3 Serbian, Croatian, and Slovenian: from the personal name Marija or its short form Mara ( see Maria ).

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

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