Martha Portudo Alegoria

1901–1952 (Age 51)
Capiz, Philippines

The Life of Martha Portudo

Martha Portudo Alegoria was born in 1901, in Capiz, Philippines as the daughter of Eugenio Alegoria. She died in 1952, at the age of 51.

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Eugenio Alegoria
Martha Portudo Alegoria
1901–1952

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  • Eugenio Alegoria

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World Events (3)

1902

Age 1

"Insurrection ends. Taft improves economic conditions, settles disputes over church ownership of land, establishes ""Pensionado""program, allowing Filipinos to study in U.S. , which helped modernize and westernize the country."
1935

Age 34

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 40

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

Name Meaning

1 Spanish (Alegría) and Portuguese: nickname from Spanish alegría or Portuguese alegria ‘joy’, ‘happiness’.2 Castilianized form of Basque Alegia, a habitational name from any of the towns named Alegia in the Basque Country.

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

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