887. Chavez’ brave opponent has Curaçao roots

Henrique Capriles Radonski’s great-grandfather, Elías Capriles, was born in Curaçao in 1850.

Venezuelan presidential candidate (2012 and 2013), son of Monica Cristina Radonski-Bochenek and Henrique Capriles García, Henrique Capriles Radonski was born in Caracas on 11 July 1972. Capriles’ grandfather was a successful businessman and helped launch Kraft Foods‘ entry into Venezuela in the 1950s. Capriles’ great-grandfather, Elías Capriles, was born in Curaçao in 1850.

Source: “Gevaar Chávez komt uit Curaçao”. NOS.nl (in nl). Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.

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