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Rodrigo is a Spanish and Portuguese name derived from the Germanic name *Hrōþirīk(i)az ("famous ruler"). It can refer to: Rorik by H. W. Koekkoek. ...
Joaquín Rodrigo, a 20th century composer King Roderic, the last Visigothic king Rodrigo Bueno, Argentine singer Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, known as El Cid Campeador Rodrigo Gavela, Spanish long-distance runner Rodrigo Muñoz López, a major league starting pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles Rodrigo Lopez, physician to Queen Elizabeth, and who is said to have been the inspiration for Shakespeare's Shylock Rodrigo Lopez, Argentinian that won bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Paralympics Rodrigo Lopez, a Mexican-American soccer player. Rodrigo Noya, an Argentine actor Rodrigo Sanchez from the guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela Rodrigo Simms, a British murderer Rodrigo de Triana, first European since the Vikings known to have seen America Rodrigo Vargas, an Australian football (soccer) player Rodrigo Sanchez-Camus, is a former super model and rock star who is now an American attorney
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NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Joaquin Rodrigo (205 words)
Rodrigo was born in Sagunto and was blind from the age of three as a result of a bout of diphtheria.
Rodrigo's most famous work was the Concierto de Aranjuez (1939), a concerto for solo classical guitar and orchestra.
In 1991, Rodrigo was raised to the nobility by King Juan Carlos, given the title "Marqués de los jardines de Aranjuez".
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ciudad Rodrigo (212 words)
The city of Ciudad Rodrigo, which is the capital of the diocese, was named for the Count Rodrigo González, who founded it about the middle of the twelfth century.
It has approximately a population of 7000 inhabitants, and is the head of the judicial district.
Alfonso VIII gave the city of Caliabria to the Diocese of Ciudad Rodrigo in 1191.
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