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Carmencita Garaicoa Llaguno (Garaycoa)

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

The youngest daughter of Francisco Ventura de Garaicoa and Eufemia Llaguno Roa y Lavoya, from Guayaquil. In 1822, at the age of 16 to 18, she won a beauty competition to place a laurel crown on the Protector's head. (Romero Castillo, 14)

Life Events

Born 1806She was born around 1806.
Other 1822She placed a laurel crown on the Protector's head.


Romero Castill, Abel, (1972), La versión guayaquileña oficial de la entrevista de Guayaquil


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