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José Caicedo Rojas (Celta, Damón, Yarilpa)

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

He was born 8 August 1816, Bogotá, the son of Manuel Caicedo and Rosa Rojas y Lorion, brother of Dionisia Caicedo Rojas, his grandparents were José Caicedo y Flores and Magdalena Cabrera y Prieto Ricaurte. (Monsalve, 221)

He was a journalist, parlementario, academic, writer who contributed to La Caridad, El Mosaico, El Papel Periódico, El Reporterio Colombiano, El Trovador, El Duende, El Museo, El Pasatiempo, El Neogranadino, and Biblioteca de Señoritas. (Mostly after 1850.) He had many publications including Las criadas de Bogotá. (Zea, 219)

He used Pseudonyms Celta, Damón, Yarilpa.

He died on 20 October 1898.

Life Events

Born 1816He was born on 8 August 1816.
Died 1898He died on 20 October 1898.


Zea, Gloria, (1988), Manual de literatura colombiana

Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia


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