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Elena (Helena) Santos Rosillo

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Socorro, she was the niece of Antonia Santos, born around 1804. She was arrested with Santos in July 1819. She was aged 15 at the time. She sought refuge in a church vestry with other women, but was in equal danger. A soldier found her and shot her, killing her instantly. (Monsalve, 201, 206)

On 4 August 1819 she was assaulted and killed by Lucas González in the church in Charalá. She was aged 15. (P. Forero, 46)

Related to María Norberta Santos?

Life Events

Born 1804She was born around 1804.
Died 1819She was killed by a royalist soldier as she sought refuge in a church.


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

Forero, Paulo E., (1972), Las heroinas olvidadas de la independencia


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