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Genoveva Sarmiento

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Gender: F
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Biographical details

She was one of the heroines of Tenza, who was shot for defending the Independence cause. (Knaster, 486.)

Born in Tenza, she was executed on 5 December 1817. Her name is commemorated there. (Díaz y Díaz, 294)

Life Events

Died 1817She was executed.


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


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