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Paula Contreras

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

From Neiva, Colombia, in 1817 she and Tomasa Rodríguez were captured and taken to Popayán in chains and where they were condemned to death by a Consejo de Guerra and executed for their part in an attempt to help some soldiers desert. (Monsalve, 184)

Life Events

Died 1817She was executed by the royalists in Popay√°n.


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


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