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Lucia Ascuy

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Biographical details

From Cochabamba, Bolivia, she worked as a spy. In 1810, she thwarted the royalist plans against Rivero, Arze and Guzmán Quintón, warning them that they had been discovered. She was imprisoned by Governor José González Prado, but released when he fell from power. (Urquidi, 201-202)

Life Events

Other 1810She was imprisoned after warning a group of patriots that they were about to be captured.


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


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