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Manuela Uscátegui

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Mestizo/a

Biographical details

She was shot in Puente Real, Colombia, in 1818 for her part in the independence struggles. (Hincapié Borda, 155)

A campesina who had participated in the independence struggles from 1816, she was executed in 1818 in Puente Nacional after she refused to divulge the names of a group of patriots to the royalist officials. (P. Forero, 46)

Life Events

Other 1816She joined the independence cause.
Died 1818She was executed by the royalists.


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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