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Juana Calatayud de Aliaga

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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An upper class woman from Lima who sent manifestations to Bolívar stating the hopes of Peruvians. During the Spaniards´ occupation of Lima she corresponded with Bolívar giving him news of the royalist movements. When Bolívar triumphed at the battle of Junín, she hosted a fiesta at her house for him. (García y García, 274)

Life Events

Other 1824She hosted a fiesta for Bolívar following the battle of Junín.


García y García, Elvira, (1924), La mujer peruana a través de los siglos


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