25 Times Latinos Have Graced The Google Doodle
Google has become well known for it’s regularly tributed to some of the most famed people in history. Unsurprisingly, Latinos make up a massive bundle of Google’s over 900 doodles. Here’s a list of the most popular Latinos most recently immortalized by Google and their Doodles.
Gabriel García Márquez
Feature date: March 6, 2018
Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist and journalist, known across the Latin American community as Gabo throughout Latin America. He is considered one of the most influential and acclaimed authors of the 20th century.
Age: (1927-2014) Died at 87
Place of birth: Aracataca, Colombia
Feature date: January 16, 2018
Katy Jurado, was a famed Mexican actress whose career in film helped her make a name for herself in Mexico and Hollywood. She was already an established an actress in the 1940s when she moved to Hollywood and became a regular in Western films of the 1950s and 1960s.
Age: Died at 78 (1924-2002)
Place of birth: Mexico City, Mexico
Elvia Carrillo Puerto
Feature date: December 6, 2017
Elvia Carrillo Puerto was a Mexican woman who had been married by the age of 13 and became a widow by the age of 21. She was a socialist politician and feminist activist that founded Mexico’s first feminist groups in 1912.
Occupation: Activist, mother
Age: Died at 86 (1881-1967)
Place of birth: Motul^! Yucatán, Mexico
José Clemente Orozco
Feature date: November 23, 2017
José Clemente Orozco was a Mexican painter whose mural work inspired a generation and kicked of a Mexican Mural Renaissance. Orozco was the most complex of the Mexican muralists, fond of the theme of human suffering, but less rea …more
Age: Died at 66 (1883-1949)
Place of birth: Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico
Rachel de Queiroz
Feature date: November 17, 2017
Rachel de Queiroz was a Brazilian journalist and writer whose book O Quinze was made into a film in 2004..
Occupation: Journalist, Writer
Age: Died at 93 (1910-2003)
Place of birth: Fortaleza, Brazil
Feature date: November 7, 2017
Nellie Francisca Ernestina Campobello Luna was born María Francisca Moya Luna, and was a Mexican writer known for being a ballet dancer.
Age: Died at 86 (1900-1986)
Place of birth: Ocampo Municipality^! Durango, Villa Ocampo^! Durango, Mexico
Feature date: October 17, 2017
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer and fashion designer who gained international iconism and was called the Queen of Tejano music.
Occupation: Actor, Singer
Age: Died at 24 (1971-1995)
Place of birth: Texas, USA, Lake Jackson
Feature date: October 4, 2017
Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval was a Chilean songwriter and folklorist who revitalized Chilean folk music.
Occupation: Songwriter, Folklorist, Composer, Singer, Ethnomusicologist, + more
Age: Died at 50 (1917-1967)
Place of birth: San Carlos, Chile
Feature date: October 3, 2017
Gerardo Murillo Cornado was a Mexican painter and writer born in Pihuamo who gained attention for his book “How a Volcano is Born and Grows – Paricutín”.
Age: Died at 89 (1875-1964)
Place of birth: Guadalajara, Mexico
Gloria E. Anzaldúa
Feature date: September 26, 2017
Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa was a queer, feminist and Chicana cultural theory scholar. Her best-known book Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza raised awareness of Chicana issues.
Occupation: Poet, Scholar, Author, Writer
Age: Died at 62 (1942-2004)
Place of birth: Rio Grande Valley
Feature date: August 20, 2017
Cora Coralina was a Brazilian writer and poet considered to be one of the most important Brazliian writers of the world.
Age: Died at 96 (1889-1985)
Place of birth: DVD Region 4, Goiás, South America, Brazil
Dolores del Río
Feature date: August 3, 2017
Dolores del Río was a Mexican actress who became a Hollywood star in the 1920s and 1930s.
Occupation: Actor, Dancer
Age: Died at 78 (1905-1983)
Place of birth: Durango, Mexico
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Feature date: June 21, 2017
Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, also known as Machado de Assis, Machado and Bruxo do Cosme Velho, was a Brazilian writer and advocate of monarchism.
Occupation: Poet, Literary critic, Novelist, Writer, Playwright
Age: Died at 69 (1839-1908)
Place of birth: DVD Region 4, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
Feature date: November 22, 2016
Cecilia Grierson was an Argentine Freethinker and doctor. She was the first woman to receive a Medical Degree in Argentina.
Age: Died at 75 (1859-1934)
Place of birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Feature date: October 11, 2016
Edgar Negret was a modern Latin American abstract sculptor.
Age: Died at 92 (1920-2012)
Place of birth: Popayán, Colombia
Feature date: September 23, 2016
Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta,, AKA El Santo, was a Mexican Luchador enmascarado actor and icon. El Santo, along with Blue Demon and Mil Máscaras.
Age: Died at 67 (1917-1984)
Place of birth: Tulancingo, Mexico
Feature date: September 13, 2016
Yma Sumac was a Peruvian soprano who became one f the most famous proponents of exotica music in the 1950s.
Age: Died at 86 (1922-2008)
Place of birth: Cajamarca, Peru
Juan Manuel Fangio
Feature date: Jun 24, 2016
Juan Manuel Fangio, nicknamed El Chueco or El Maestro, was a race car driver from Argentina.
Occupation: Race car driver
Age: Died at 84 (1911-1995)
Place of birth: Balcarce, Argentina
Feature date: Jun 23, 2016
Dercy Gonçalves, stage name of Dolores Gonçalves Costa, was a Brazilian comedienne and television personality.
Age: Died at 101 (1907-2008)
Place of birth: Brazil, Santa Maria Madalena, Rio de Janeiro
Feature date: May 25, 2016
Rosario Castellanos Figueroa was a Mexican poet and author who became one of Mexico’s most important literary voices in the last century.
Occupation: Poet, Author, Writer
Age: Died at 49 (1925-1974)
Place of birth: Mexico City, Mexico
Feature date: April 4, 2016
Agenor Miranda Araújo Neto was a Brazilian composer and singer from Rio de Janeiro.
Occupation: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Actor, Singer
Age: Died at 32 (1958-1990)
Place of birth: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
José Alfredo Jiménez
Feature date: January 19, 2016
José Alfredo Jiménez was a Mexican rancheras singer-songwriter whose songs became an integral component of Mexico’s musical heritage.
Age: Died at 47 (1926-1973)
Place of birth: Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico
Feature date: December 15, 2015
Francisco Alves Mendes Filho, or known as Chico Mendes, was a Brazilian environmentalist and union leader.
Age: Died at 44 (1944-1988)
Place of birth: Xapuri, Brazil
Feature date: August 18, 2015
Olga Cossettini was an educator and teacher who became Guggenheim Fellow in Social Sciences in 1941.
Age: Died at 89 (1898-1987)
Place of birth: Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Feature date: June 5, 2015
Zuleika Angel Jones was a Brazilian-American fashion designer who after the disappearance of her son became active and vocal oppositionist to the Brazilian military dictatorship.
Occupation: designer, activist
Age: Died at 55 (1921-1976)
Place of birth: Curvelo, Brazil