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Policarpa Salavarrieta

(c. 1795—1817)


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(c. 1795–1817),

heroine of the Colombian independence movement. Policarpa Salavarrieta was born in the Spanish viceroyalty of New Grenada (Colombia). Her middle‐class parents, Joaquín Salavarrieta and Mariana de Ríos, apparently ...

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