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Marquesa de Selva Alegre

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

From Quito, she was the wife of Juan Pío Montúfar and mother of Rosa and Carlos Montúfar.
In 1809 she attended Baquijano's clandestine pro-independence tertulias that were held under the pretext of family gatherings. (Monsalve, 39)

Life Events

Other 1809She attended pro-independence tertulias in Quito.


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


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