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Andrea de Mendoza de Sancho Dávila

Other names/titles: La Marquesa de Casa Dávila
Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

She hosted aristocratic salons in Lima; and was the first to invite San MartĂ­n to a reception after his triumphant entrance to Lima in 1821, thus breaking the coldness of the nobility towards him and his troops. Other women then imitated her. She was a staunch supporter of San MartĂ­n and of BolĂ­var. (GarcĂ­a y GarcĂ­a, 290)

She was awarded the Orden del Sol by San MartĂ­n in 1822. (Gaceta de Lima, 23-1-1822, p.3)

Life Events

Other 1821She invited San MartĂ­n to a reception at her home.
Other 1822She was awarded the Orden del Sol.

References

García y García, Elvira, (1924), La mujer peruana a través de los siglos

, (1950), Gaceta del Gobierno de Lima Independiente, Tomos I-III, Julio 1822-dic 1822

Davies, Catherine, Brewster, Claire and Owen, Hilary, (2006), South American Independence. Gender, Politics, Text


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