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María Josefa Martínez de Pinillos, Condesa de Olmos

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Ethnic origin: White

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A member of the Trujillo nobility, she staunchly supported the independence cause. She was an enthusiastic propagandist who convinced many to support the patriots. After San Martín voluntarily left Peru she hosted political tertulias in her home, where she worked to consolidate independence. When Bolívar arrived, she remained faithful to her republican beliefs and worked with Bolívar. (García y García, 282-283)

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Other 1822She hosted political tertulias after San Martín left Peru in 1822.


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


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