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Marcelina del Corral de Ribón

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Mompós, Colombia, she was the wife of Pantaleón Germán Ribón, and sister-in-law of Petronila Germán Ribón de Jiménez. From a rich family, around 1815 she fled her home with her young family and took refuge in the woods for five years. (Monsalve, 108)

Her husband was executed by the royalists in Cartagena. She was imprisoned and her goods confiscated. She died in Jamiaca, without knowing that independence had been achieved. (P. Forero, 61-62)

Life Events

Other 1815She fled from her home in Antioquia around this time.


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

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


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