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María del Transito Vargas

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was shot in Guadalupe, Colombia, in 1818 for her part in the independence struggles. (Hincapie Borda, 155)

In early December 1818 she was captured by the royalists for assisting the patriots and was executed on 18 December 1818 in the plaza of her native Guadalupe. (P. Forero, 46)

Life Events

Died 1818She was executed by the royalists in 18 December 1818.


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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