Gendering Latin American Independence
List All Links | List Writing | List Archives | List References | List All People

Home » Database » Search » People

Petronila García Rovira

Other names/titles:
Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Bogotá, she was the sister of Custodio García Rovira, and sister-in-law of María Josefa Piedrahita. She was noted for her enthusiastic support of the independence cause. Her brother, Custodio, was executed by the royalists on 8 August 1816. (Monsalve, 147)

Life Events

Other 1816Her brother was executed by the royalists on 8 August 1816.


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


There is no writing by this subject in the database.


Resource id #21 (49)

Resource id #25 (7)

Resource id #29 (111)

Gendering Latin American Independence

School of Modern Languages and Cultures
Trent Building, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5655