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María de la Luz Castro de Niño

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Her husband, Dr. Juan N. Niño was executed by the royalists on 29 November 1816 in Tunja. She is described as a distinguished woman and an enthusiastic patriot. Niño's goods were confiscated along with Castro's, leaving her and their children in poverty. (Monsalve, 176-177)

Life Events

Other 1816Her husband was executed by the royalists in Tunja on 29 November 1816.


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


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