Juan Carlos Marino - Montero was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the 03.02.1946.
Son of Antonio Marino-Tocco y Sara Catalina Montero Calvo He was baptised in the Basilica de Santa Rosa de Lima on the 13.10.1946, his godparents being Luisa Esther Marino- Tocco and Engineer Don Jose Montero Calvo.(Bs.As.13.04.1913.Sao Paulo 20.07.1966, Businessman and Landowner). He carried out his Primary and Secondary studies at the Schools Champagnat in Buenos Aires, San Jose in Buenos Aires and San Miguel in Buenos Aires, run by the Padres Lourdistas, where he obtained his Bachiller diploma with a "Medalla de Oro" (Gold medal), First in Good Behaviour and Hygiene(1962). He studied Law and Political Sciences at the Pontifical Argentine Catholic University Santa Maria in Buenos Aires (1963-1964) and at the University Bartolome Mitre de Olivos. (1964-1969. Historiographer and Genealogist. Business Administration (Ph.D)TSU.
Specialist in Nobility Law, Genealogy and Heraldry (UNED - see footnote 1). Acts as Chief of Protocol at the II General Assembly ofthe CIAT (Centro Interamericano de Administradores Tributarios - see footnote 2 Bs.As.1968). Ex-employee of the diplomatic service for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina (dept.America Latina-Bolivia) under the leadership of his uncle the Ambassador Guillermo de la Plaza.(1970) Author of Genealogia de los Tocco (1965) Argentina and Uruguay (1974) Genealogical Notes on the Family of Dr.Victorino de la Plaza President of the Argentine Republic, a work praised by Prof. Romero Sosa in his book los Plaza (1996). Author of numerous historic, genealogic and political publications,"Los Marino"
Philatelist since the age of 10, he created one of the most important philatelic businesses in the world as regards manufacture, creation, design and production of postage stamps. Produced postage stamps for the following nations, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Konakry, Niger, Burkina-Faso, Bhutan, Senegal, Tchad, Tuvalu, St.Vincent, St.Lucia, Madagascar, Nevis, Monserrat, British Virgin Islands and many more. President of numerous companies amongst them Marino-Montero International, Antonio Marino Limited, Torresur Argentina S.A., France Philatelie Limited, France Philatelie (2000) Limited, Montero (MOR) Retail Limited, Sheringcode Limited, Mayfair International (Security Printers) Limited, Urch Harris (Wholesale) Limited, Hampshire Philatelist Limited, Fletchwood Philatelist Limited, Philatelist (Caribbean) Limited, Chairman of Euroworld Corporation Limited, President of Juan Carlos Marino Montero S.A. (Panama) 1976-1978. President of Safety Colour S.A. (Security Printers) 1978-1980 Barcelona (Espana),Securiry Printers Ltd.
Director of the Administrative board of Marino-Montero International (France) 1989-1993. President of Spanish Philatelic Agencies (Spain) 1975-1977. Director of J.C. Marino-Montero Limited Fine Arts & Antiques (London) Limited (1987). President of Warwick International (France-Monaco) 1989-1993. Captain of the Marina Mercante Panamena, status awarded for life on the 15th November 1976. Author of "Quien es Quien en la Diplomacia Argentina en el exteriory extranjera en el pais - see footnote 3" (Editorial Kraft S.A. under the leadership of Dr. Ricardo Mosquera Eastman) 1968-1969. Fellow of institute of Directors (London 27.05.1987). Registered member of the Italian Genealogical and Heraldic Institute, Member of the Saint James Club Paris (France), Royal Automobile Club of England. Lloyd's Register of Yachts (1977), Club Universitario of Buenos Aires 1965 (Cuba). Club de Golf Barriere of Deauville, Polo of Deauville (France), Royal Yachting Association, Royal Ascot, Meon Valley Golf Country Club, Foxhills Golf Country Club, Member of the Anglo-Argentine Society in Great Britain, Member of the International Federation of Stamp Dealers' Association, Member of the Philatelic Dealer's Society of the Argentine Republic (1968-2003) Member of the Board Committee (1970-72) The Naval & Military Club,The In & Out,The Canning Club,The Cowdray Polo Club,etc.........., Collector of cars and works of Art, his great passion.
He was married in Gibraltar for the first time on 22.05.1978 to Doña Maria del Carmen Andrea Elizabeth Candela y Sapieha born in Biarritz.30.11.1939, daughter of Jose Vicente Candela y Martin (Son of Dr. Pascual Candela Sanchez, doctor, academician of the Royal Academy of Medicine, Cruz de Isabel la Catolica and head doctor for the King of Spain Don Alfonso XII. Dr.Candela Sanchez died in 1897) and of the Princess Doña Celina Henrietta Sapieha y Monchet, born.1902 (Daughter of Prince Leon Benedykt Sapieha y Sobanski. born. 1841. m. Biarritz 1937. Family of Lithuanian and Polish origin of whom one of its members was Prince Adam Stephan Stanislaw Bonfatiuz Josef CARDINAL Sapieha (14.05.1867-23.07-1951), who ordained as priest on the 1st November 1946 Father Karol Josef Wojtyla Juan Pablo II and in our time it is appropriate to mention Doña Paola Maria Bourbon de Orleans e Braganca Sapieha, descendent of Don Pedro I Emperor of Brazil, Doña Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz, future Queen of Belgium, wife of Prince Philippe of Belgium Duke of Brabant or Ctesse Marie-Teresa Candela y Sapieha de Labarre de Raillicourt, prestigious French genealogist (see genealogy of the Sapieha's).
Marriage dissolved by divorce on the 1.03.1995 in London, England.
Relationship with Miss.Anna Bergman,Actress and Writer,Daughter of Mr.Ingmar Bergman Swedish Film Director.
Juan Carlos Marino - Montero was married for the second time to Doña Michele Annie Jeanne Baumann y Rizzotti, born in Arras on the13.06.1949. Upmarket Estate Agent - Asset Administrator -Estate Management. Daughter of Don Roger Eugene Antoine Baumann y Ducatel, born in Achicourt (Pas de Calais).19.01.1929.Chartered accountant.(son of Don Emile Baumann de Vosges and of Doña Anne Ducatel.n.Douchy les Ayettes) and of Doña Jeannine Reine Jeanne Rizzotti y Pruvost, born on the 27.03.1931.Bienvillers aux Bois.(daughter of Don Giovanni Rizzotti, born in Meduno.Province d'Udine, and of Doña Reine Pruvost, born in Bien- villers aux Bois.) The Baumann family is of German origin from the Rhineland which branched out to various countries of the whole world