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I LOVE this name! It sounds so kingly! So exotic! I have ancestors names this (Spanish or Puerto Rican). I just can't get enough of this name.
-- Kae Kae  9/22/2005
Ramon Ayala is a famous bearer from Puerto Rico. Most people know him as Daddy Yankee.
-- marissa_2005  1/14/2006
This name is awesome! I love this name, it has such flow to it and is even more beautiful when written, Ramon Andres, my friends and family from the Spanish heritage have this great name. I'm gonna name my child that.
-- monica123  2/17/2006
Ramon Lull was a medieval Christian scholar from Majorca, Spain. At the age of 30 he decided to devote his life to converting Muslims to the Christian faith. He studied logic and theology, and gained fluency in Arabic. He went twice to Tunis to speak to the people about Christianity--he was not well-received. Lull was executed in 1316 in Tunis at the age of 83.
-- Anonymous User  3/20/2007
The pronunciation shown in the name's entry isn't right. It's pronounced a little like ra-MONE. Of course, it sounds a little different with a Spanish accent.
-- lcgirl20  1/29/2008
Ramón Bayeu (1746 – 1 March 1793) was a Spanish Neoclassicist painter.
-- Anonymous User  9/9/2011
Ramon Berenguer I the Old (né in French: Ramond Berenger LeVieux, in Catalan: el Vell) (1023–1076 AD) was Count of Barcelona in 1035–1076. He promulgated the earliest versions of a written code of Catalan law, the Usages of Barcelona.
Born in 1024, he succeeded his father, Berenguer Ramon I the Crooked in 1035. It was during his reign that the dominant position of Barcelona among the other Catalan counties became evident.
Ramon Berenguer campaigned against the Moors, extending his dominions as far west as Barbastro and imposing heavy tributes (parias) on other Moorish cities. Historians claim that those tributes helped create the first wave of prosperity in Catalan history. During his reign Catalan maritime power started to be felt in the western Mediterranean. Ramon Berenguer the Old was also the first count of Catalonia to acquire lands (the counties of Carcassonne and Razés) and influence north of the Pyrenees
Another major achievement of his was beginning the codification of Catalan law in the written Usatges of Barcelona which was to become the first full compilation of feudal law in Western Europe. Legal codification was part of the count's efforts to forward and somehow control the process of feudalization which started during the reign of his weak father, Berenguer Ramon. Another major contributor was the Church acting through the institution of the Peace and Truce of God. This established a general truce among warring factions and lords in a given region for a given time. The earliest extant date for introducing the Truce of God in Western Europe is 1027 in Catalonia, during the reign of his father, Berenguer Ramon.
Ramon Berenguer I, together with his third wife Almodis, also founded the Romanesque cathedral of Barcelona, to replace the older basilica presumably destroyed by Al-Mansur. Their velvet and brass bound wooden coffins are still displayed in the Gothic cathedral which eventually replaced the cathedral that they founded.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramon Berenguer II the Towhead or Cap de estopes (1053 or 1054 – December 5, 1082) was Count of Barcelona from 1076 until his death. He ruled jointly with his twin brother, Berenguer Ramon II.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Berenguer Ramon II the Fratricide (1053/1054 – 1097/1099) was Count of Barcelona from 1076 to 1097. He was the son of Ramon Berenguer I, and initially ruled jointly with his twin brother Ramon Berenguer II.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramon Casas I Carbó (Catalan pronunciation: [rəˈmoŋ ˈkazəs]) (4 January 1866 – 29 February 1932) was a Catalan Spanish artist. Living through a turbulent time in the history of his native Barcelona, he was known as a portraitist, sketching and painting the intellectual, economic, and political elite of Barcelona, Paris, Madrid, and beyond; he was also known for his paintings of crowd scenes ranging from the audience at a bullfight to the assembly for an execution to rioters in the Barcelona streets. Also a graphic designer, his posters and postcards helped to define the Catalan art movement known as modernisme.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramón de Mesonero Romanos (19 July 1803 - 30 April 1882), Spanish prose-writer, was born at Madrid.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramón Gómez de la Serna Puig (July 3, 1888, Madrid – January 13, 1963, Buenos Aires) was a Spanish writer, dramatist and avant-garde agitator. He strongly influenced surrealist film maker Luis Buñuel.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramón José Sender Garcés (February 3, 1901 – January 16, 1982) was a Spanish novelist, essayist and journalist.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramon Llull (Catalan: [rəˈmon ˈʎuʎ]; c. 1232[2] – c. 1315), T.O.S.F. (Anglicised Raymond Lully, Raymond Lull; in Latin Raimundus or Raymundus Lullus or Lullius) was a Majorcan writer and philosopher, logician and a Franciscan tertiary. He is credited with writing the first major work of Catalan literature. Recently surfaced manuscripts show him to have anticipated by several centuries prominent work on elections theory. He is also considered a pioneer of computation theory, especially given his influence on Gottfried Leibniz. Llull is well known also as a glossator of Roman Law.
Within the Franciscan Order he is honored as a martyr. He was beatified in 1857 by Pope Pius IX and his feast day was assigned to 30 June and is celebrated by the Third Order of St. Francis.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramón María del Valle-Inclán y de la Peña (in the village András, in the comarca of Vilanova de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 28 October 1866 – Santiago de Compostela, 5 January 1936), Spanish dramatist, novelist and member of the Spanish Generation of 98, is considered perhaps the most noteworthy and certainly the most radical dramatist working to subvert the traditionalism of the Spanish theatrical establishment in the early part of the 20th century. His drama is made all the more important by its influence on later generations of Spanish dramatists. Therefore, on the national theater day, his statue in Madrid receives the homage of the theatrical profession.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramón Menéndez Pidal (Spanish pronunciation: [raˈmon meˈnendeθ piˈðal]; 13 March 1869 - 14 November 1968) was a Spanish philologist and historian. He worked extensively on the history of the Spanish language and Spanish folklore and folk poetry. One of his main topics was the history and legend of The Cid.
He was born in A Coruña (Galicia),
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013
Ramon Muntaner (Catalan pronunciation: [rəˈmom muntəˈne]) (c. 1270 – 1336 ) was a Catalan soldier and writer who wrote the Crònica, a chronicle of his life, including his adventures as a commander in the Catalan Company. He was born at Perelada.
The Catalan Company was an army of light infantry under the leadership of Roger de Flor that was made up of Aragonese and Catalan mercenaries, known as Almogavars; Roger led the Company to Constantinople to help the Greeks against the Turks.
Ramon Muntaner's Crònica is one of the four Catalan Grand Chronicles through which the historian views thirteenth- and fourteenth century military and political matters in the Crown of Aragon and Catalonia.
He died at Ibiza in 1336.
-- sweetbabe  12/22/2013

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