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Carmen Camacho

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

From Mexico, she is said to have befriended soldiers at a pulquerĂ­a, and persuaded them to desert to the rebel cause in return they would be given land in independent Mexico (Arrom, 32-33).

She persuaded several royalists to transfer to Zitácuaro. She was denounced and convicted of having recruited insurgents. She was sentenced to death and executed on 7 December 1811. (Miquel i Vergés, 109-110)

Life Events

Died 1811She was executed on 7 December 1811.


Arrom, Silvia Marina, (1985), The women of Mexico City, 1790-1857

Miquel i Vergés, José María, (1969), Diccionario de Insurgentes


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