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María Simona de Guisla y Vergara

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

The niece of María Hermenegilda who helped her aunt. They held secret meetings with Lima youths to increase support for the Independence movement. She later married Pedro Torres, who fought for the Independence cause (Balta, 25).

See also María Guisla, this could be the same person.

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Balta Campbell, Aída, (1998), Presencia de la mujer en el periodismo escrito peruano (1821-1960)

Davies, Catherine, Brewster, Claire and Owen, Hilary, (2006), South American Independence. Gender, Politics, Text


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