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Rafaela Francisca Vera y Pintado

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

She was born in Santa Fe, 24 October 1753, a descendent of the Vera and Aragón families, daughter of General Francisco Antonio de Vera y Muxica and Juana López Pintado. She married Joaquín del Pino, governor of Montevideo, in 1783. They lived in Montevideo with del Pino's six children from a previous marriage. They had another 9 of their own; their daughter Juana married Bernadino Rivadavia. She nonetheless managed to do much charity work with the poor and was renowned for her care of the people. In 1801 del Pino became Viceroy of Río de la Plata. He died in 1805 and she on 1 July 1810. (Sosa de Newton, 664)

Related to Bernardo Vera y Pintado?

Life Events

Born 1753She was born in Santa Fe 24 October 1753.
Married 1783She married Joaquín del Pino.
Other 1801Her husband became Viceroy of Río de la Plata.
Other 1805Her husband died in 1805.
Died 1810She died on 1 July 1810.


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


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