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María Josefa de Silva

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

The wife of the rector of the University of San Marcos, Lima, she was a member of the intellectual elite who attended Orrantia’s salons. In 1770 she was listed as a married woman. (Martín, 72-75.)

Life Events

Other 1770She was described as a married woman in 1770.


Martín, Luis, (1983), Daughters of the Conquistadores: Women of the Viceroyalty of Peru


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