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Petrona Duro

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Bogotá, she married José María Carbonell who was executed by the royalists in June 1816. She could only watch him writhe in agony as his executioners did not kill him instantly, his clothes caught fire from the gunshots and he eventually burned to death. (Monsalve, 137-138)

Life Events

Other 1816Her husband was executed by the royalists in June 1816.


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


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