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Juana Santos

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Black

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The slave of Antonia Santos who was arrested with her in July 1819. She and another slave, Juan, refused to betray Antonia Santos and were executed alongside her on 28 July 1819. No mention is made of them in official accounts. Monsalve believes this is a result of attitudes towards slaves at the time. (Monsalve, 201, 204-205)

She was executed alongside Antonia Santos on 28 July 1819. Two other slaves, Nepomuceno and Juan were executed at this time. (P. Forero, 46)

Life Events

Died 1819She was executed on 28 July 1819.


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


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