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Paula Domínguez de Bazán

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Biographical details

She was born in La Punilla, San Luis, in 1806. She was educated in the Colegio de Huérfanas de Córdoba with her sisters Nicolasa and Inés. She married Javier Rodríguez in Córdoba and was widowed shortly afterwards. Much later she married Bernardo Bazán and they went to San Luis around 1840. There she founded a school for girls using the Lancaster system. She then followed her sister Nicolasa Domínguez de Gómez into the Sociedad de Beneficencia, founded in her house on 7 August 1857. Governor Justo Daract declared it open on 31 January 1858 and put her in charge of schools for girls. She was president of the society and put her efforts into hospitals and new schools. She died in San Luis in 1860. The Escuela Normal bears her name. (Sosa de Newton, 194)

Life Events

Born 1806She was born in La Punilla, San Luis.
Other 1840She returned to live in San Luis with her second husband Bernardo Bazán around 1840.
Other 1858She became president of the Sociedad de Beneficiencia (San Luis) on 31 January 1858.
Died 1860She died in San Luis.


Sosa de Newton, Lily, (1986), Diccionario biográfico de mujeres argentinas


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