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María de Jesús Correa de Orta

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

A Venezuelan woman who, on the death of her husband, José de Orta, offered her sons to the independence cause, the youngest, a child, Miguel stayed with her. (Monsalve, 79-80)

In November 1817 Bolívar described her as a ciudadana. (Monsalve, 255)

Life Events

Other 1817Bolívar described her as a ciudadana.


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

Davies, Catherine, Brewster, Claire and Owen, Hilary, (2006), South American Independence. Gender, Politics, Text


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