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Engracia Salgar

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was shot in Socorro, Colombia, in 1819 for her part in the independence struggles. (Hincapie Borda, 155)

She was one of the most active collaborators of the wars in La Niebla and Los Santos. She was shot on 2 December 1818 in the plaza mayor, Socorro. She was aged 23. (P. Forero, 45)

Life Events

Born 1795She was born around 1795.
Died 1818She was executed in Socorro on 2 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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