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Ignacia París y Ricaurte de Vargas

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

The daughter of Genoviva Ricaurte de París, she was said to have been one of the most beautiful, intelligent, kind and accomplished women in Bogotá. She married Ignacio Vargas (who was executed by the royalists in 1816) among their children were Ignacio Vargas "El Mocho" and Dolores Vargas París. 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, 137, 221)

She was part of the González Manrique, Alvarez, Ricaurte, París, Pardo, Nariño clan from Bogotá. (Monsalve, 139)

Life Events

Other 1810On 14 August 1810 she insisted on the safe return of the Viceroy and his wife to their palace.
Died 1815


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


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