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Isabel Gómez

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Mulatto/a

Biographical details

A parda midwife who, with Joaquina de España, distributed revolutionary literature in Caracas. She was imprisoned and exiled. (Cherpak, 220)

She was the mother of General Manuel Piar (1782-1817). (Knaster, 479.)

Life Events

Other 1782Her son, Manuel Piar, was born.
Other 1817Her son was executed by Bolívar.


Lavrin, Asunción, (1978), Latin American Women: Historical Perspectives; Contributions in Women's Studies, No.3.

Knaster, Meri, (1977), Women in Spanish America: An Annotated Bibliography from Pre-Conquest to Contemporary Times


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