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Luisa Ibazeta y Figueroa

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Born around 1802 into a leading Salta family. Her father was a rich merchant, born in Spain. She was a dedicated patriot who donated 25 pesos to the independence cause, as did her mother. When she was 25 she met Colombian official, Domingo López Matute, a pardo deserter from Sucre's army, at a dance. They decided to marry. Her parents refused, one of the reasons was because of López Matute's race. They rushed to a priest and made him marry them. Shortly afterwards López Matute rebelled against the Salta authorities. They ordered his execution on 17 September 1827. She was left pregnant. (Sosa de Newton, 313)

Life Events

Born 1802She was born around this time, Salta.
Married 1827She married Domingo López Matute and was widowed on 17 September 1827.


Sosa de Newton, Lily, (1986), Diccionario biográfico de mujeres argentinas


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