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Bárbara Tanco de Tejada

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

From a distinguished Bogotá family, she married Dionisio Tejada, governor of Antioquia, on 20 March 1801. He was executed by the royalists in September 1816. She fled Bogotá after this for the Calle del Cauca with her children, including five year-old José Salustiano Tejada. They were captured in Ibagué and sent to La Mesa before being returned to Bogotá where they then lived in poverty. (Monsalve, 162)

Life Events

Married 1801She married Dionesio Tejada on 20 March 1801.
Other 1816Her husband was executed and she fled Bogotá.


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


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