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Dolores Nariño

Other names/titles: María de los Dolores
Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

From Bogotá, she was the sister of Antonio Nariño. He returned in disguise arriving in Bogotá on 13 June 1797 and stayed with her for over three weeks until he felt safe to move on. (Monsalve, 15)

She and her four children were held by Morillo in a cell adjoining the Casa Consistorial in 1816 and exiled to Zipacón in August 1816. (Monsalve, 159, 245)

In 1817 a petition was made to the King of Spain complaining about Morillo's treatment of her. She is described as a religious widow, loyal to the king, whose name has caused her great trouble. Far from cooperating with her relatives, it maintained that she had been loyal to the crown, yet she had been punished for supporting the patriots. (Monsalve, 262)

She was part of the González Manrique, Alvarez, Ricaurte, París, Pardo, Nariño clan. (Monsalve, 139)

Life Events

Other 1797Her brother hid in her house for three weeks in June 1797.
Other 1816She was exiled to Zipacón in August 1816.


Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia


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