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Juan Martínez de Rozas

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Gender: M
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

Born in 1759 in Mendoza into an influential Creole family. He went to Chile and joined the independence cause in 1810. He was a member of the governing junta from 1810-11, the 1811 Congress, and of the Concepción provisional junta 1811-12. He was exiled to Mendoza in 1812 and died there the following year. (Lynch, xxi)

He influenced his niece, Manuela Rozas. (Grez, 89)

He was allied to the Larraín family and clan the "Eight Hundred" and this put him against the Carreras and with Bernardo O'Higgins and Juan Mackenna.

Life Events

Born 1759
Other 1810He joined the independence cause.
Other 1811He was a member of the Chilean governing junta, 1810-11, and of Congress in 1811.
Other 1812He was a member of the Concepción provisional junta, 1811-12.
Other 1812He went into exile in Mendoza.
Died 1813He died in exile in Mendoza.


Lynch, John, (1986), The Spanish American Revolutions 1808-1826

Grez, Vicente, (1966), Las mujeres de la independencia

Clissold, Stephen, (1968), Bernardo O'Higgins and the Independence of Chile


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