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Mercedes Girardot Díaz

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Bogotá, the daughter of Josefa Díaz de Girardot, and sister of Bárbara, Manuela and Joaquina Girardot. The family was great friends with the Almeyda family. (Díaz y Díaz, 34)

She and her family were exiled to Fontibón in August 1816. They were probably held in the Cárcel Chiquito before being exiled. (Monsalve, 156, 159)

Life Events

Other 1816She was exiled to Fontibón in August 1816.


Díaz y Díaz, Oswaldo, (1962), Los Almeydas: Episodios de la resistencia patriota contra el ejército pacificador de tierra firme

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


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