Famous people on Panama's street names


Belisario Porras Barahona

Belisario Porras Barahona 13 Belisario Porras Barahona was a Panamanian journalist and politician. He served three terms as President of Panama between 1912 and 1924.

Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar 5 Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.

Domingo Díaz Arosemena

Domingo Díaz Arosemena 4 Domingo Díaz Arosemena was Panamanian politician.                                                   

Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph 3 Joseph was a 1st-century Jewish man of Nazareth who, according to the canonical Gospels, was married to Mary, the mother of Jesus, and was the legal father of Jesus.

Simón Ruiz Díaz

Simón Ruiz Díaz 3 Simón Ruiz Díaz, más conocido como Simón Ruiz, nacido en Cartagena el 5 de febrero de 1977. Es un entrenador de fútbol español que actualmente entrena al FC Cartagena.

Justo Arosemena Quesada

Justo Arosemena Quesada 3 Justo Arosemena Quesada was a statesman, writer, lawyer and politician from what is now Panama who lived during the period of union with Colombia. He dedicated his life to the cause of the autonomy of the Isthmus of Panama in and as a part of Colombia, and is regarded as "the most illustrious of the Panamanian and father of Panamanian nationality."

Victoriano Lorenzo

Victoriano Lorenzo 3 Victoriano Lorenzo is considered one of the great heroes of Panamanian history, although his story and motives are sometimes debated by different sectors in his homeland. Born when the isthmus was still a part of Colombia, which was a part of the former Gran Colombia, Lorenzo died during the Thousand Days War shortly after which Panama gained its separation after many different attempts dating back to 1830.

Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba

Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba 3 Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba was a Spanish general and statesman who led successful military campaigns during the Conquest of Granada and the Italian Wars. His military victories and widespread popularity earned him the nickname “El Gran Capitán”. He also negotiated the final surrender of Granada and later served as Viceroy of Naples. Fernández de Córdoba was a masterful military strategist and tactician.

Helena, mother of Constantine I

Helena, mother of Constantine I 3 Flavia Julia Helena, also known as Helena of Constantinople and in Christianity as Saint Helena, was an Augusta of the Roman Empire and mother of Emperor Constantine the Great. She was born in the lower classes traditionally in the Greek city of Drepanon, Bithynia, in Asia Minor, which was renamed Helenopolis in her honor, although several locations have been proposed for her birthplace and origin.

Isidore the Laborer

Isidore the Laborer 2 Isidore the Laborer, also known as Isidore the Farmer, was a Spanish farmworker known for his piety toward the poor and animals. He is the Catholic patron saint of farmers, and of Madrid; El Gobernador, Jalisco; La Ceiba, Honduras; and of Tocoa, Honduras. His feast day is celebrated on 15 May.

Rose of Lima

Rose of Lima 2 Rose of Lima, TOSD was a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe penance and her care of the poverty stricken of the city through her own private efforts. Rose of Lima was born to a noble family and is the patron saint of embroidery, gardening and cultivation of blooming flowers. A lay member of the Dominican Order, she was declared a saint by the Catholic Church, being the first person born in the Americas to be canonized as such.

Matilde de Obarrio

Matilde de Obarrio 2 Matilde María de Obarrio de Mallet fue una ensayista, feminista y filántropa panameña, conocida por sus actividades de ayuda humanitaria y ser fundadora de la Cruz Roja Panameña.

Ricardo Arias

Ricardo Arias 2 Ricardo Arias may refer to:Ricardo Arias (politician) (1912–1993), former Panamanian President Ricardo Arias Calderón (1933–1997), Panamanian politician Ricardo Alberto Arias, Panamanian ambassador Ricardo Arias (footballer), Spanish former footballer

Pancho Villa

Pancho Villa 2 Francisco "Pancho" Villa was a Mexican revolutionary and general in the Mexican Revolution. He was a key figure in the revolutionary movement that forced out President Porfirio Díaz and brought Francisco I. Madero to power in 1911. When Madero was ousted by a coup led by General Victoriano Huerta in February 1913, Villa joined the anti-Huerta forces in the Constitutionalist Army led by Venustiano Carranza. After the defeat and exile of Huerta in July 1914, Villa broke with Carranza. Villa dominated the meeting of revolutionary generals that excluded Carranza and helped create a coalition government. Emiliano Zapata and Villa became formal allies in this period. Like Zapata, Villa was strongly in favor of land reform, but did not implement it when he had power. At the height of his power and popularity in late 1914 and early 1915, the U.S. considered recognizing Villa as Mexico's legitimate authority.

Saint Elizabeth

Saint Elizabeth 2 Saint Elizabeth may refer to                                                                       

Luke the Evangelist

Luke the Evangelist 2 Luke the Evangelist is one of the Four Evangelists—the four traditionally ascribed authors of the canonical gospels. The Early Church Fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. Prominent figures in early Christianity such as Jerome and Eusebius later reaffirmed his authorship, although a lack of conclusive evidence as to the identity of the author of the works has led to discussion in scholarly circles, both secular and religious.

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi 2 Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, known as Francis of Assisi, was an Italian mystic, poet and Catholic friar who founded the religious order of the Franciscans. He was inspired to lead a Christian life of poverty as a beggar and itinerant preacher. One of the most venerated figures in Christianity, Francis was canonized by Pope Gregory IX on 16 July 1228. He is commonly portrayed wearing a brown habit with a rope tied around his waist, featuring three knots that symbolize the three Franciscan vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

José Agustín Arango

José Agustín Arango 2 José Agustín Arango Remón was a Panamanian politician who was, together with Tomás Arias and Federico Boyd, a member of the provisional junta that governed Panama after its independence in 1903. He was the Chairman of the Provisional Government Junta from 4 November 1903 until 20 February 1904.

Juan Demóstenes Arosemena

Juan Demóstenes Arosemena 2 Juan Demóstenes Arosemena Barreati was President of Panama from October 1, 1936, to December 16, 1939. He belonged to the National Liberal Party. His Vice-presidents were the conservative Augusto Samuel Boyd and Ezequiel Fernández Jaén, the maximum leader and founder of the National Revolutionary Party. He died being President of the Republic of Panamá and was briefly succeeded by Ezequiel Fernández Jaén who was his second vice-president while the first one, Augusto Samuel Boyd, left Washington where he was acting as Panamanian ambassador, came to Panamá.

Ricardo J. Alfaro

Ricardo J. Alfaro 2 Ricardo Joaquín Alfaro Jované served as 16th President of Panama from January 16, 1931 to June 5, 1932. He belonged to the Liberal Party.

Omar Torrijos

Omar Torrijos 2 Omar Efraín Torrijos Herrera was a Panamanian dictator, as well as the Commander of the Panamanian National Guard and military leader of Panama from 1968 to his death in 1981. Torrijos was never officially the president of Panama, but instead held self-imposed and all-encompassing titles including "Maximum Leader of the Panamanian Revolution". Torrijos took power in a coup d'état and instituted a number of social reforms.

José de San Martín

José de San Martín 2 José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, nicknamed "the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru", was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

Manuel Morales

Manuel Morales 2 Manuel Francisco Morales was a Honduran-born American biophysicist who did pivotal research on the molecular basis of muscle contraction.
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