Oscar Paz Bonilla

Male11 December 1940–6 July 1999

Brief Life History of Oscar

Oscar Paz Bonilla was born on 11 December 1940, in Danlí, El Paraíso, Honduras as the son of Augusto Paz and Maria Ernestina Bonilla. He died on 6 July 1999, in his hometown, at the age of 58.

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Augusto Paz
Maria Ernestina Bonilla
Oscar Paz Bonilla

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    World Events (3)


    Age 29

    Brief but costly war with El Salvador over heavy immigration and disputed border.


    Age 35

    Colonel Juan Alberto Melgar Castro take power.


    Age 38

    Melgar ousted in coup led by General Policarpo Paz Garcia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Luis, Carlos, Mario, Juan, Jorge, Manuel, Miguel, Pedro, Francisco, Jesus, Julio. Portuguese Albano, Joao.

    Spanish and Portuguese: from the Christian religious (Marian) epithet paz ‘peace’ (from Latin pax, genitive pacis), forming the names María de la Paz (Spanish) and Maria da Paz (Portuguese). Compare De la Paz .

    Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the name in 1 above at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later), some Jewish descendants retained the surname that their families had adopted as Roman Catholics.

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

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