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Leonarda Carreño

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

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

She and Fidela Ramos were shot by the royalists at La Niebla, close to Socorro. (Monsalve, 196)

She was executed in December 1818 in Guadalupe, Colombia. (P. Forero, 46)

Life Events

Died 1818She was executed by the royalists on 26 December 1818.


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

Monsalve, José D, (1926), Mujeres de la independencia

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


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