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Micaela Piñeres Mondragón

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was born in Granada, Colombia. In 1815 when Mompós was occupied by royalists, she fled the town with her family. They joined her father, Gutiérrez de Piñeros, who was with his battalion. They were taken prisoner by Morillo in Cartagena, sent to Las Antillas where they nearly starved to death and from there to Barcelona. (Monsalve, 107-8)

On 7 April 1817 she was among around 300 patriot prisoners killed by the royalists at San Francisco Convent, Barcelona. She, her mother her grandmother and sister were beheaded, another sister survived a bayonet attack. (Monsalve, 78)

Forero claims that none of the family survived this attack. (P. Forero, 68-69)

Life Events

Other 1815She fled the royalists in Mompós.
Died 1817She was among 300 people killed by the royalists at San Francisco Convent, Barcelona on 7 April 1817.


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

Forero, Paulo E., (1972), Las heroinas olvidadas de la independencia


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