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Rosa Jáuregui de Brandsen y de Wright

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

She was born in Lima, that granddaughter of Viceroy Agustín Jáuregui. She was renowned for her beauty. On 28 April 1821 she married Coronel Carlos Federico Brandsen. San Martín was their padrino. They lived in Santiago de Chile, and moved to Buenos Aires in 1826. Brandsen died in battle against Brazil at Ituzaingó on 20 February 1827. Jáuregui successfully petitioned the Brazilian government for Brandsen's body that had been buried on the battle field. She later married Unitarian journalist Agustín Wright. They moved to Montevideo during Rosas's rule. She worked as a seamstress after Wright's death until Rosas's downfall after which she returned to Buenos Aires and received a pension. She died on 14 April 1881. (Sosa de Newton, 322)

Related to Antonia and Andrea Jáuregui?

Life Events

Married 1821She married Coronel Carlos Federico Brandsen on 28 April 1821.
Other 1826She moved to Buenos Aires.
Other 1827Her husband died in battle on 20 February 1827.
Other 1881She died in Buenos Aires on 14 April 1881.


Sosa de Newton, Lily, (1986), Diccionario biográfico de mujeres argentinas


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