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Nicolás de la Peña y Maldonado

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

From Quito, he married Rosa Zárate. They fled Quito in December 1812 when the independence movement was quashed, but were captured and executed in 1813. (Knaster, 492).

In 1809, Manuela Sáenz is said to have watched him being paraded through the streets of Quito and this increased her sympathy for the independence cause. (Carvajal, 43)

He attended Baquijano's pro-independence tertulias in Quito in 1809. (Monsalve, 39)

Life Events

Other 1809He was paraded through the streets of Quito on 24 March 1809.
Died 1813He was executed on 17 July 1813.


Carvajal Thoa, Morayma Ofyr, (1949), Galeria del espiritu, mujeres de mi patria

Knaster, Meri, (1977), Women in Spanish America: An Annotated Bibliography from Pre-Conquest to Contemporary Times

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


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