Canarian people

Posted Nov 5, 2009
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  1. Canarian diaspora

    Canarian diaspora

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  2. People by city in the Canary Islands 0 views

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  3. People of Canarian descent

    People of Canarian descent

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  4. Guanche

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  5. Canarian people by island 1 view

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  6. People from the Province of Las Palmas

    People from the Province of Las Palmas

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  9. People from the Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife 0 views

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  1. Manolo Blahnik
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    Manolo Blahnik

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    Manuel "Manolo" Blahnik Rodríguez CBE (/məˈnl ˈblɑːnɪk/; born 27 November 1942, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Spain), is a Spanish fashion designer and founder of the self-named, high-end shoe brand.


  2. Ramón
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    Ramón

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    Ramón del Castillo Palop (born 3 May 1985) is a Spanish singer best known for representing the state at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul.


  3. Sergio Rivero
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    Sergio Rivero

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  4. Rosana Arbelo
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    Rosana Arbelo

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    Rosana Arbelo (full name Rosana Arbelo Gopar; born October 24, 1964), is a Spanish singer and composer.


  5. José Vélez
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    José Vélez

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    José Velázquez Jiménez (born 15 November 1951 in Telde, Gran Canaria), better known by his stage name José Vélez is a Canarian singer.


  6. Pedro Guerra
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    Pedro Guerra

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    Pedro Manuel Guerra Mansito (born 2 June 1966 in Güímar, Tenerife) is a Spanish singer-songwriter.


  7. Nancy Fabiola Herrera
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    Nancy Fabiola Herrera

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    Nancy Fabiola Herrera is a mezzo-soprano opera singer. Born in Venezuela to Canarian parents, Herrera is the recipient of the "Best Zarzuela Singer of 2007" award presented by the Fundación Premios Liricos Teatro Campoamor, for her performance in Ruperto Chapí's La Bruja.


  8. Braulio García
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    Braulio García

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    Braulio García (born 1946 in Santa María de Guía de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands) is a Spanish singer-songwriter. He began his career in 1971, debuting in a local festival with a song called "Mi Amigo El Pastor." In 1976 he represented Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Sobran las palabras" ("Words are unnecessary"). He placed 16th in a field of 18. Over the years he also participated in some other song festivals: three times at the Benidorm International Song Festival (1973, 1975 and 1981); at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in 1979, where he got the main prize; or at the Yamaha Music Festival in 1982.


  9. Juan Domingo de Monteverde
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    Juan Domingo de Monteverde

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    Juan Domingo de Monteverde y Rivas (1773 San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain – 1832 San Fernando, Cádiz, Spain), commonly known as Domingo de Monteverde, was a Spanish soldier, governor and Captain General of Venezuela from June 1812 to 8 August 1813. Monteverde was the leader of Spanish forces in the Venezuelan War of Independence from 1812 to 1813. Monteverde led the military campaign that culminated in the fall of the First Republic of Venezuela in 1812. One year later in 1813, Monteverde was defeated by Simón Bolívar during the Admirable Campaign.


  10. K-Narias
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    K-Narias

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    K-Narias is a music group reggaeton formed by Gara and Loida, twin sisters born on the 12th of January 1985 and raised in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.


  11. Josefina Pla
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    Josefina Pla

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  12. Rosana Simón
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    Rosana Simón

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    Rosana Simón Álamo (born July 11, 1989 in Los Llanos de Aridane, Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands) is a female taekwondo practitioner from Spain.


  13. José de Anchieta
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    José de Anchieta

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    José de Anchieta (March 19, 1534 – June 9, 1597) was a Canarian Jesuit missionary to Brazil in the second half of the 16th century. A highly influential figure in Brazil's history in the 1st century after its discovery on April 22, 1500 by a Portuguese fleet commanded by Pedro Álvares Cabral, Anchieta was one of the founders of São Paulo, in 1554, and Rio de Janeiro, in 1565. He was a writer and poet, and is considered the first Brazilian writer. Anchieta was also involved in the catechesis and conversion to the Catholic faith of the Indian population; his efforts at Indian pacification, together with another Jesuit missionary, Manuel da Nóbrega, were crucial to the establishment of stable colonial settlements in the new country.


  14. Al Cabrera
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    Al Cabrera

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    Alfredo A. Cabrera (born May 11, 1881 in the Canary Islands, Spain - 1964) was a major league shortstop. His nickname was Pájaro, which is Spanish for "Bird."


  15. Luis Ortiz Rosales
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    Luis Ortiz Rosales

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    Luis Ortiz Rosales (died 1937) was a Spanish illustrator, draughtsman, painter, and graphic artist. Born in the Canary Islands, he created numerous posters and drawings that earned him national fame. He created the drawings for Luis Buñuel's surrealist film L'Âge d'Or (1930).


  16. Óscar Domínguez
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    Óscar Domínguez

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    Oscar M. Domínguez (January 3, 1906 – December 31, 1957) was a Spanish surrealist painter. Born in San Cristóbal de La Laguna on the island of Tenerife, on the Canary Islands Spain, Domínguez spent his youth with his grandmother in Tacoronte and devoted himself to painting at a young age after suffering a serious illness which affected his growth and caused a progressive deformation of his facial bone frame and limbs.


  17. Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso
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    Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso

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    Dunia Ayaso and Félix Sabroso are a Spanish couple from the Canary Islands who work as screenwriters and film directors.


  18. Vicente Álvarez Travieso
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    Vicente Álvarez Travieso

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    Vicente Álvarez Travieso (1705–1779) was the first alguacil mayor (1731–1779) of San Antonio, Texas, whose office was held until his death. He was one of the people who contributed most to the community of the isleños of San Antonio, because, through their demands to the leaders of New Spain was able to improve the lives of the Canarian in the city, seeking, inter alia, a medical care, without which many isleños would not have survived. He was mayor of San Antonio in 1776.


  19. Juan de la Jaraquemada
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    Juan de la Jaraquemada

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  20. Lorenzo Javier Jorge
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    Lorenzo Javier Jorge

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    Lorenzo Javier Jorge (born 2 July 1984 in Tacoronte, Spain), also known as Loren Georges and Jorge Loren, is a Spanish professional kickboxer and K-1 veteran.


  21. Loren (kickboxer)
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    Loren (kickboxer)

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    Lorenzo Javier Jorge (born 2 July 1984 in Tacoronte, Spain), also known as Loren Georges and Jorge Loren, is a Spanish professional kickboxer and K-1 veteran.


  22. Antonio de Benavides
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    Antonio de Benavides

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    Antonio de Benavides (1678–1763) was a important Lieutenant General of Spanish Army, he held a leading position in the Americas as governor and captain general of Florida (1718–1734), Yucatan and Veracruz (1734–1763).




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