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Magdalena Sosa

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Black

Biographical details

A slave woman from Buenos Aires, who was a slave freed by her owner. She married José Antonio Sosa who fought in the independence army until his death in 1814. In April 1816 she asked for money he had put aside from his wages to be paid for her. (Blanchard, 9)

Life Events

Other 1814Her husband died in the independence struggle.
Other 1816In April 1816 she petitioned for money owed from her husband's salary.


Blanchard, Peter, (2004), Freedom and Family: Slave Women and the Wars of Independence in South America


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