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Josefa Montesinos

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From Cochabamba, Bolivia, she was the sister of José Mariano Montesinos, a soldier in the independence army. In 1815 she was among several women who took part in the successful assault on a royalist army barracks. (Urquidi, 203-204)

Life Events

Other 1815She took part in the successful taking of a royalist barracks.


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


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