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Juana Ramírez

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

Born in Tenza, Knaster claims that she was one of the heroines of Tenza who was shot in 1816. (Knaster, 486.)

Díaz y Díaz gives her execution date as March 1818 in Zapatosa. Her name appears on the plaque in Tenza. (Díaz y Díaz, 293)

She was shot in Socorro on 21 December 1816. (P. Forero, 45)

She worked as a spy and persuaded many other women to join the independence cause. She was shot in Bogotá on 10 May (1820?) (P. Forero, 160)

Life Events

Died 1816She is said to have been shot in 1816.
Died 1818She is said to have been executed in Zapatoca.
Died 1820She may have been executed on 10 May 1820.


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

Hincapie Borda, Alicia, (2000), Tras la imagen y la presencia de Policarpa

Díaz y Díaz, Oswaldo, (1962), Los Almeydas: Episodios de la resistencia patriota contra el ejército pacificador de tierra firme

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

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


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