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Rita Unamunsaga (Unamunzaga)

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

From Lima, she was a friend of Manuela de Orrantia and Isabel de Orbea who were “collaborators” of the founders of El Mercurio Peruano. She attended Orrantia’s tertulias (Martín, 72-75.)

She subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano in 1791. (Clément, 129)

Related to Juan Domingo Unamunsaga?

Life Events

Other 1791She subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano.


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

Clément, Jean-Pierre, (1979), Indices del Mercurio Peruano, 1790-1795


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