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Bailona Costas de Fernández

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From a notable family in Sucre, she was one of Azurduy's band of Amazonas. On 21 December 1826 Bolívar awarded her a medal for her services to the independence cause. (Urquidi, 159)

Life Events

Other 1810She fought alongside Juana Azurduy in the 1810s.
Other 1826Bolívar awarded her a medal on 21 December 1826.


Urquidi, José Macedonio, (1918), Bolivianas ilustres, heroinas, escritoras, artistas, Tomo I


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