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Rosa Montero de Mercado

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Gender: F
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The mother of José Manuel Mercado who fought for the independence cause in La Paz, Montevideo and Buenos Aires. When her son was defeated at Pari in November 1816, she sought refuge in Cordillera province. In 1817 she and her daughter, Micaela Montero and María Antonia Warnes were captured and taken to Santa Cruz. (Urquidi, 231-233)

Life Events

Other 1816She sought refuge in Cordillera province.
Other 1817She was imprisoned and returned to Santa Cruz.


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


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