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Mar├şa Clemencia Caycedo (Caicedo)

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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Born in Colombia in 1709, she went to Spain to obtain the legal means of founding a colegio that would take boarding and day students and a section for poor girls to study free of charge, under the order of Nuestra Se├▒ora de la Ense├▒anza in 1770. She died in 1779 and her sister took over the project. The school eventually opened in 1783. (Knaster, 110-112)

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Born 1709
Died 1779
Other 1783Her school for girls opened.


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


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