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Ignacia Herrera de Arrubia

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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From a rich, upper class Bogotá family, she married José María Arrubia, a patriot who used his fortune for the independence cause. He was executed by the royalists in September 1816, leaving Herrera with a young son. The royalists confiscated what was left of Arrubia's wealth leaving Herrera penniless. (Monsalve, 162)

Life Events

Other 1816Her husband was executed by the royalists.


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


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