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Sinforoso Mutis

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Gender: M
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Biographical details

From Bogotá, the son of Manuel Mutis Bossio, of Cadiz and María Ignacia Consuegra of Girón, New Granada. Mutis Bossio was a leader of the 1791 Comuneros revolt. Brother of Micaela Mutis Consuegra. (Martínez Carreño, 215-220)

He was a naturalist and politician who married Angela Gama. He attended the Buen Gusto tertulias and supported Nariño's ideas. He was exiled to Omoa for his part in the independence struggles in 1816. (Monsalve, 24, 154)

He was sent to Omoa prison with Andrés Rodríguez, Camilo Manrique and others. (Monsalve, 167)

He was born in 1773 and died in 1822

His daughter Mercedes married Diego Ibarra.

Life Events

Other 1816He was exiled to Omoa.


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

Campuzano, Luisa, (1997), Mujeres latinoamericanas: Historia y cultura siglos XVI al XIX


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