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Mariana Mendoza de Sanz de Santamaría

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Bogotá, she was the wife of José Sanz de Santamaría and sister-in-law of Josefa Antonia Baraya. She assisted in the banquet for Antonio Villavicencio. (Monsalve, 86)

On 14 August 1810 she was among a group of women who insisted that the Viceroy and his wife, Francisca Villanova, be given safe conduct from the prisons in which they'd been held overnight and returned to the Viceroy's palace. (Monsalve, 94)

In 1816 José Sanz de Santamaría was exiled for his part in the independence cause, leaving her alone, ill and impoverished. (Monsalve, 154)

Life Events

Other 1810On 14 August 1810 she insisted that the Viceroy and his wife return safely to their palace.
Other 1816Her husband was exiled by the royalists.


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


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