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María de Jesús Revelo

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Mompós, Colombia, she and her sister, Francisca Revelo de Navarro, were imprisoned for their involvement in a republican conspiracy around September 1819 (after the battle of Boyacá, but before the liberation of Mompós). (Monsalve, 110)

From Mompós, Colombia, she gave money, food and arms to the independence cause. She and her sister, Francisco Revelo de Navarro, were among a group of women who were captured in 1816 and imprisoned for a long time in the vaults of Cartagena fort, below sea-level. Several of the women died during their captivity. (P. Forero, 62)

Life Events

Other 1816She was imprisoned in Cartagena fort.
Other 1819She was imprisoned around 1819.


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

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


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