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Manuela Arias de Ibáñez

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She married Miguel Ibáñez. In August 1816 she and her family were exiled from Bogotá to La Mesa by Morillo. When Bolívar entered Bogotá in 1821 he found her suffering widowhood and the effects of Morillo's persecution. Bolívar paid her 6,000 pesos on 27 November 1821. (Monsalve, 157)

Her daughter, Bernardina, became Bolívar's mistress around this time.

She was probably held in the Cárcel Chiquito before being exiled. (Monsalve, 159)

In September 1816 Miguel Ibáñez escaped from his prison in which he had been sentenced to death. (Monsalve, 162)

Life Events

Other 1816She and her family were exiled to La Mesa by Morillo in August 1816.
Other 1821She was given financial assistance by Bolivar on 27 November 1821.


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


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