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Catalina Agüero de Muñecas (Aguero)

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Lambayeque, Peru, she participated in "la gesta libertadora en tareas dĂ­ficiles y de particular cuidado". She was awarded the Orden del Sol by San MartĂ­n on 11 January 1822. (Guardia, 48; Gaceta de Lima, 23-1-1822, p.3)

From a well known family in Lambayeque, she and Narcisa Iturregui wrote letters to the patriots giving them information about the royalist movements. (GarcĂ­a y GarcĂ­a, 256, 292)

(Related to Carmen Muñecas?)

Life Events

Other 1822She was awarded the Orden del Sol.


Guardia, Sara Beatriz, (1985), Mujeres peruanas: El otro lado de la historia

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


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