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Sáenz, Manuela, 1797?-1856

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Personal name headingSáenz, Manuela, 1797?-1856
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Variant(s)Thorne, Manuela Sáenz de, 1797?-1856
Sáenz y Aspuru, Manuela, 1797?-1856
Manuela Libertad, 1797?-1856
Libertad, Manuela, 1797?-1856
La Sáenz, 1797?-1856
Sáenz Aizpuru, Manuela, 1797?-1856
Sáenz, Manuelita, 1797?-1856
Aizpuru, Manuela Sáenz, 1797?-1856
Aspuru, Manuela Sáenz y, 1797?-1856
Associated placeBogotá (Colombia)
Lima (Peru)
Birth date1797-12-27
Death date1856-11-23
Place of birthQuito (Ecuador)
Place of deathPaita (Peru)
AffiliationMonasterio de Santa Catalina (Quito, Ecuador)
Profession or occupationRevolutionaries Spies Mistresses
Found inLa vida ardiente de Manuelita Sáenz, 1944.
Manuela Libertad, 1983: t.p. (Manuela Libertad) p. 16 (Manuela Sáenz)
Homenaje a Manuela Sáenz, libertadora del Libertador, 1985: t.p. (Manuela Sáenz, 1797-1856) p. 3 (b. 1797 in Quito; died 1856 in Paita)
Enc. Brit., 1988 (Sáenz, Manuela, byname La Sáenz; b. Dec. 27, 1797 in Quito, Ecuador, d. Nov. 23, 1856 in Paita, Peru)
Enciclopedia ilustrada del Peru ... 1987 (Sáenz, Manuela; b. 1796 in Quito; d. 23 Nov. 1856 in Paita)
Manuela Sáenz, 1983: t.p. (Manuela Sáenz) p. 33 (d. 23 Nov. 1856 in Paita, Perú) p. 35 (b. 27 Dec. 1797 in Quito)
Manuela Sáenz, 197-: t.p. (Manuela Sáenz) p. 20 (b. 1797 in Quito) p. 199 (d. 23 Nov. 1856)
Manuela Sáenz, 1996 : p. 5 (Manuela Sáenz Aizpuru, b. 1795 in Quito)
Sin temores ni llantos, 1997: t.p. (Manuelita Sáenz)
Encyclopedia Britannica website, February 27, 2020: (Manuela Sáenz; Manuelita, (born Dececember 27, 1797 in Quito; died November 23, 1856 in Paita, Peru), mistress to the South American liberator Simón Bolívar, whose revolutionary activities she shared; illegitimate daughter of a Spanish gentleman, and the stigma of her birth caused many early hardships; after the death of her mother, Joaquina Aispuru, she was sent to live at the convent of Santa Catalina, where she remained there until age 17, when she married James Thorne, a wealthy British merchant; Thorne took her to Lima, where Sáenz first came into contact with the movement for independence; returned to her birthplace, Quito, in June 1822 and met Bolívar after his triumph in the area; she united her life with his and with the cause for which he was fighting; exiled from Lima and joined Bolívar in Bogotá, where on Sept. 25, 1828, she saved him from conspirators; in 1834 she was exiled from Bogotá and moved to the small Peruvian port of Paita, where she made a living as a vendor of sweets and tobacco where she died during a diphtheria epidemic)
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