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María Josefa Anaya

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Mestizo/a

Biographical details

She was born around 1762, from Huachucachu, Omasuyos, Peru. She was living in La Paz in 1781. She is described as a dressmaker, single, and aged 20 in 1781. She was tried for her part in the Túpac Amaru rebellion (neither details of her action, nor her sentence are given). (O'Phelan, 307)

The sister of Joaquín Anaya, scribe of Túpac Catari. She travelled with the rebels and she and her brother were tried in 1781. Her brother was pardoned, and she is presumed to have been. (Campbell, 194)

Life Events

Born 1761She was born around 1761.
Other 1781She was tried for her part in the Túpac Amaru rebellion.


O'Phelan Godoy, Scarlett, (1985), Rebellions and Revolts in Eighteenth Century Peru and Upper Peru

Campbell, Leon, (1985), Women and the Great Rebellion in Peru, 1780-1783


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