Antonio Gopaco Tan

1933–1970 (Age 37)
Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines

The Life of Antonio Gopaco

Antonio Gopaco Tan was born in 1933, in Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines as the son of Chada Tan and Asuncion Borromeo Gopaco. He died in 1970, in his hometown, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Chada Tan
–1949
Asuncion Borromeo Gopaco
1908–1982
Juanito Gopaco Tan
1931–1937
Rodrigo Gopaco Tan
–1996
Antonio Gopaco Tan
1933–1970

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World Events (4)

1935

Age 2

Filipino people approve constitution creating the Philippine Commonwealth with Manuel Quezon y Molina as the first president. The Philippines is promised full independence within 10 years.
1941

Age 8

Japan attacks the Philippines by air and invades two weeks later.
1944

Age 11

U.S. forces retake the islands.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese 谭: from the name of the state of Tan during the Zhou dynasty. After Wu Wang established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc , he enfeoffed the state of Tan to a descendant of the model emperor Yu ( 2205–2198 bc ), with the status of Viscount. Descendants adopted the name of the state Tan as their surname.2 Chinese 谈: said to be from the name of a certain King Tan of the state of Song, a 36th-generation descendant of its founder ( see Song ).3 Chinese 陈: variant of Chen .

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

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