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Canderlaria Palomeque de Postigo

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Peru, she was prosecuted by the Inquisition in 1817 for her intellectual activities. (Neuhaus Rizo, 119.)

She was awarded the Orden del Sol by San Martín in 1822. (Gaceta de Lima, 23-1-1822, p.3) (Related to Tomás Ignacio Palomeque de Cespedes, who subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano, 1791-1793?)

Life Events

Other 1817She was prosecuted by the Inquisition.
Other 1822She was awarded the Orden del Sol.


Neuhaus Rizo Patrón, Carlos, (1997), Las Mariscalas

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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