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Etymology of the name Valentina:
It is the feminine of the Latin name Valentinus . This comes from valens which indicates that someone is strong , vigorous and healthy . There was Saint Valentine who was a martyr in the third century, who secretly married young soldiers to their loved ones, contradicting the orders of Emperor Claudius II, which is why he was tortured and killed. Because of this, he is the patron saint of lovers. A famous carrier was Valentina Tereshkova who was the first woman to reach space in 1963.
Valiantsina in Belarusian, Valentýa in Czech, Valentine in French, Valentina in Latvian, Walentyna in Polish, Valentin in Slovak and Valentyna in Ukrainian.
Famous people named Valentina
- Russian cosmonaut – was born in 1937 in Bolshoye Maslennikovo, Russia. She is an engineer and a former cosmonaut. She was the first and the youngest woman to have flown into space with a solo mission on Vostok 6, on June 16, 1963. She orbited the Earth 48 times. She also spent three days in space and even to this day she has been the only woman to have made such incursions alone. After the dissolution of the first group of astronauts, she remained in the space program as an instructor. She also graduated from the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy, which again qualified her to go to space, although she never did space missions again. He retired in 1997 after reaching the rank of major general.
- Italian-American cinematographer – was born in Naples, Italy. He moved first to London and then to New York to begin a career directing cinematography. He has worked on feature films, television series, documentaries and music videos. Some of his most famous works are for films such as The Stand and Madeline’s Oil for which he received the Best Cinematography award at the Louisiana International Film Festival. She also directed The Amytal Therapy , for which she was nominated for Best Director at the Chelsea Film Festival.
- Dominican-Spanish figure skater : She was born in 2000 in Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. She has represented Spain in singles skating for ladies. In 2019 he won the open championship of Andorra and he won the Spanish Figure Skating Championship in 2016, 2018 and 2019. He competed in the final segment in an international ISU Championship. He is of Venezuelan descent and has lived in Spain since he was one year old.
General characteristics of the most famous people named Valentina:
Valentines are vibrant, energetic women who are passionate about life. They like to live every moment, connect with positive experiences and learn from difficulties. They are feisty, have a lively personality and choose to use every moment of the day for something good.