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María de los Remedios Aguilar de Cebollino

Other names/titles: "La Cebollino", "La cómica"
Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Born in Andalucía, Spain, she attended the Bogotá celebrations to mark the defeat of the English in Buenos Aires in 1807. (Monsalve, 27)

On 20 July 1815 she, her husband, Eleuterio Cebollino, and her brother Francisco Aguilar, were among those supported the independence movement. (Monsalve, 142)

Sister-in-law of Teresa Su√°rez. (Monsalve, 171)

A woman of great beauty, blonde hair, blue eyes, white skin, a perfect form and sweet voice. She and her brother became staunch patriots. She was talented in theatricals, for which the Spaniards called her, disparagingly, "La Cómica". She attended Morillo's "Baile de las Fieras", a dance to celebrate the king's birthday on el día de San Calixto, 14 October 1816, in the hope of saving her brother from execution, but he was shot on 25 October 1816. In 1816 her husband, Cebollino, was imprisoned in Puerto Cabello by the royalists and she was exiled, sent to Cogua on foot. (Monsalve, 171,172, 247)

Life Events

Other 1807She attended a dance in Bogot√° to celebrate the defeat of the English in Buenos Aires.
Other 1816She attended the Baile de las Fieras on 14 October 1816 to save her brother from execution. Her brother was executed on 25 October 1816. Her husband was imprisoned and she was exiled.


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

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


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