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Isabel Morlas Tinoco

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Of Venezuelan origin, she was born in 1802, possibly in Guayaquil. She was living in Guayaquil in 1815. Her Spanish-born father, Pedro Morlas, supported independence. It was supposedly on a whim of 13 year-old Isabel to hold the dance at which the patriots hatched the October conspiracy. Shortly afterwards she married 36 year-old León de Febres Cordero and they moved to Venezuela. (Estrada, 45)

Life Events

Born 1802
Other 1815She suggested holding a dance at which the Guayaquil October conspiracy was planned.


Estrada, Jenny, (1984), Mujeres de Guayaquil, siglo XVI al siglo XX


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