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Petra Teruel de Velasco

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Mexico, she is described as a great patriot who assisted the independence cause in various ways (not specified). (C. Rodríguez)

She was born in Puebla in 1770 and gave economic assistance to Nicolás Brava and Vicente Guerrero by selling her jewellery and other assets . She helped Guadalupe Victoria escape from the royalists. She was imprisoned and suffered hunger and misery in the course of Mexican independence. (Carrera Stampa, 1,7)

She protected the patriots who had been imprisoned. (González Obregón, 162)

Life Events

Born 1770


Rodríguez, Carlos, (1963), Heroes de la Independencia

Carrera Stampa, Manuel, (1961), Heroínas de la guerra de independencia

González Obregón, Luis, (c1952), Los procesos militar e inquisitorial del Padre Hidalgo y de otros caudillos insurgentes


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