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Juana María Larrazábal de Sobremonte

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

She was born in Buenos Aires on 15 July 1763. On 22 May 1781 she married Rafael de Sobremonte, secretary to Viceroy Vértiz. He became Governor of Córdoba. She was an energetic woman who worked with her husband. When the English invaded Buenos Aires (1808), she fled to Montevideo and remained there while de Sobremonte left for Spain until illness led her to move to the better climate of Rio de Janeiro. She died there on 21 May 1817. (Sosa de Newton, 345)

Life Events

Born 1763She was born in Buenos Aires on 15 July 1763.
Married 1781On 22 May 1781 she married Rafael de Sobremonte.
Other 1808She fled to Montevideo.
Died 1817She died in Rio de Janeiro on 21 May 1817.


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


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