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Matilde Pombo y O’Donnell

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

Biographical details

From Bogotá, she was married to José Rafael Arboleda. Her brother, Miguel Pombo was executed by the royalists in Bogotá in July 1816. (Monsalve, 138)

She was the mother of writers Julio and Sergio Arboleda Pombo. She educated Sergio (b.1822) at home. (Ardila, 52.)

Life Events

Other 1816Her brother was executed by the royalists in July 1816.
Other 1822Her son, Sergio, was born.


Ardila A, Hector M., (1984), Hombres y letras de Colombia

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


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