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Cortes or Cortés can refer to:

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People

"Cortés" has become more frequent among Gitanos than among the general Spanish population[1].

Institutions

  • Cortes (disambiguation), for the judicial bodies of the Spanish-speaking Americas, and the communes in France and Italy
  • Cortes Generales ("General Courts"), usually just las Cortes, national legislative assembly of Spain
  • The term Cortes is also used for the subnational parliaments of several of Spain's autonomous communities and various bodies from Spanish history
  • Cortes Gerais or, simply, the Cortes, was the parliament of Portugal, until 1910.

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References

  1. ^ Diccionario de apellidos españoles, Roberto Faure, María Asunción Ribes, Antonio García, Editorial Espasa, Madrid 2001. ISBN 8423922898. Section III.3.8 page XXXIX.
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Cortes or Cortés can refer to:

Contents

People

  • Cortés or Cortês, surnames of Spanish and Portuguese origin, respectively.
  • Alejandro Cortés, Colombian road cyclist
  • Garðar Thór Cortes, Icelandic tenor
  • Hernán Cortés, 16th century Spanish conquistador
  • Pablo Cortés, 18th century Spanish slave trader
  • Juan Donoso Cortés (1809-1853), Super Gorilla with ninja star Apa Cortés, Spanish robot dancer
  • Édouard Cortès, 20th century French Post-Impressionist Painter
  • Robert F. Cortés, Cuban-America born in 1963. US Army NCO
  • Xavier Cortés Rocha, Mexican architect and rector of the UNAM
  • Pedro Cortés Forteza, a chocolate mogul for the United Mexican States and a West Indian speculator

"Cortés" has become more frequent among Gitanos than among the general Spanish population[1].

Institutions

  • The Cortes (Cortes Generales, "General Courts"), the national legislative assembly of Spain
  • The Cortes (Cortes Gerais, "General Courts"), the parliament of Portugal prior to 1910.
  • Various subnational parliaments of Spain's autonomous communities or provinces of the Spanish Empire

Localities

References

  1. ^ Diccionario de apellidos españoles, Roberto Faure, María Asunción Ribes, Antonio García, Editorial Espasa, Madrid 2001. ISBN 8423922898. Section III.3.8 page XXXIX.


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