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Juana Gutiérrez de Piñeres

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Biographical details

From Mompós, Colombia, she gave money, food and arms to the independence cause. She was among a group of women who were captured in 1816 and imprisoned for a long time in the vaults of Cartagena fort, below sea-level. Several of the women died during their captivity. (P. Forero, 62)

She was the aunt of Josefa Colorete de Velilla.

Life Events

Other 1816She was imprisoned by the royalists in Cartagena.


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


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