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María Angela Gama de Mutis

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

An animated, bubbly woman, born in Havana, Cuba, she married the botanist and politician Sinforoso Mutis, who she met when he was taking part in a scientific expedition. They moved to Bogotá. In 1816 she was left homeless with a four year old son, Manuel, and baby daughter Manuela when Mutis was exiled to Omoa by Morillo for his independence activities. She was exiled to Guasca in August 1816. (Monsalve, 154-155)

She was exiled to Zipaquirá in August 1816 and probably held in the Cárcel Chiquito before being exiled. (Monsalve, 159, 245)

Life Events

Other 1816She was exiled to Guasca or Zipaquirá in August 1816.


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


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