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José Celestio Mutis

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

A botanist, born in Cadiz in 1732, his niece Micaela Mutis Consuegra lived with him in Bogotá. (Martínez Carreño, 215)

He contributed to El Mercurio Peruano and subscribed to the paper from 1791 to 1793. (Clément, 118-119, 137)

He began teaching in Bogotá in 1762. (Coester, 34)

Life Events

Born 1732He was born in Cadiz.
Other 1762He began teaching in Bogotá.
Other 1791He subscribed to El Mercurio Peruano, 1791-93.


Clément, Jean-Pierre, (1979), Indices del Mercurio Peruano, 1790-1795

Coester, Alfred, (1919), The Literary History of Spanish America

Campuzano, Luisa, (1997), Mujeres latinoamericanas: Historia y cultura siglos XVI al XIX


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