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Agustina Mejía

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was shot in Socorro, Colombia, in 1816 for her part in the independence struggles. (Hinacapie Borda, 154)

She worked as a correspondent and agent throughout the province of Socorro and was shot by the royalists on 8 September 1816. (P. Forero, 17)

Life Events

Died 1816She was executed in Socorro by the royalists on 8 September 1816.


Hincapie Borda, Alicia, (2000), Tras la imagen y la presencia de Policarpa

Forero, Paulo E., (1972), Las heroinas olvidadas de la independencia


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