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Salomé Buitrago

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was one of the heroines of Tenza, who was shot in 1817, for defending the Independence cause. (Knaster, 486.)

On 3 December 1817 she was María de los Angeles Avila were shot in Casanare by the Spaniards. They were not tried before a court. (P. Forero, 158)

Life Events

Died 1817She was shot on 3 December 1817.


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

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


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