Inauguration of Dilma Rousseff
The inauguration of Dilma Rousseff as the 36th President of Brazil took place on Saturday, January 1, 2011. This inauguration marked the commencement of the four-year term of Dilma Rousseff as Presid...
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Esther Norma Arrostito
Esther Norma Arrostito (January 17, 1940 – January 15, 1978) was an Argentine political activist and leftist militant, initially close to communist ideology. In 1970, she became one of the found...
Vera Grabe
Vera Grabe Loewenherz is a Colombian anthropologist, politician, and former member of the Colombian guerrilla M-19, of which she was also a co-founder. She successfully rejoined society through a peac...
Manuela Sáenz
Doña Manuela Sáenz (December 27, 1797 (or possibly 1795) – November 23, 1856) was a revolutionary hero of South America and the mistress of the South American revolutionary leader, Simón Bolívar.Sáenz...
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Baltazara Chuiza
Baltazara Chuiza was a woman who led a rebellion in Ecuador against the Spanish in 1778.
Juana Azurduy de Padilla
Juana Azurduy Bermudez (July 12, 1780 or 1781 - May 25, 1862) was a Latin American guerrilla military leader.She was born on July 12, 1780 or 1781 in the town of Chuquisaca, Viceroyalty of the Río de ...
Policarpa Salavarrieta
Policarpa Salavarrieta (c. 1795 – 14 November 1817), also known as "La Pola," was a Neogranadine seamstress who spied for the Revolutionary Forces during the Spanish Reconquista of the Viceroyal...
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Ñusta Huillac
Ñusta Huillac was a Kolla leader who rebelled against the Spanish in Chile in 1780. She was nicknamed La Tirana (Spanish for "The Tyrant") because of her mistreatment of prisoners. She fell in love wi...
Gregoria Apaza
Gregoria Apaza (1751-1782), was an indigenous leader in 18th century Bolivia. In 1781, she participated with her brother, Julian Apaza (Tupac Katari), in a major indigenous revolt against Spanish co...
Omaira Rojas Cabrera
Anayibe Rojas Valderrama, also known as Omaira Rojas Cabrera (nom de guerre: Sonia) born in the Colombian town of Palestina, Huila Department, on June 16, 1967. She comes from a low-income peasant fam...
Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi
María Luisa Cáceres Díaz de Arismendi (September 25, 1799 – June 28, 1866) was a heroine of the Venezuelan War of Independence.
Luisa was born in Caracas, Venezuela, to José Domingo Cáceres and Ca...
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Manuela Beltrán
Manuela Beltrán was a Colombian woman who organized a peasant revolt against excess taxation in 1780.
The information concerning the biography of Manuela Beltran is scarce and fragmented. It is b...
Dilma Rousseff
Dilma Vana Rousseff ([ˈd(ʒ)iwmɐ ˈvɐ̃nɐ ʁuˈsɛfⁱ] born 14 December 1947) is the 36th and current President of Brazil. She is the first woman to hold the office. She was previously the Chief of Staff of ...
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Women in the Paraguayan War
Paraguayan women had a significant role in the Paraguayan War (1864–1870).The Paraguayan War, also known as the War of the Triple Alliance, was one of the most dreadful in the history of Latin America...
Lorenza Avemanay
Lorenza Avemanay was an indigenous Ecuadorian who led an 1803 revolt against the Spanish occupation in Guamote. She was later captured and executed by the Spanish authorities.
Bartolina Sisa
Bartolina Sisa (died 5 September 1782) was an Aymara woman, an indigenous heroine and the wife of Tupac Katari. Her date of birth is uncertain, some sources give it as August 24, 1753, while others gi...
Eliza Lynch
Eliza Lynch (3 June 1835 – 25 July 1886) was the mistress of Francisco Solano López, president of Paraguay.
She was born Eliza Alicia Lynch in Charleville, County Cork, Ireland. She emigrated at t...
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Candelaria Pérez
Candelaria Pérez (1810 – 28 March 1870) was a Chilean soldier, who served in the War of the Confederation (1836–39) against the Peru–Bolivian Confederation. Initially, she was a cantinière, but she to...
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Tamara Bunke
Haydée Tamara Bunke Bider (November 19, 1937 – August 31, 1967), better known as Tania or Tania the Guerrilla, was an Argentine-born East German communist revolutionary and spy who played a prom...
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Ana María
Ana María (17 May 1929 – 6 April 1983) was the "nom de guerre" of Mélida Anaya Montes, the second in command of the FMLN, in El Salvador.An intellectual, she was considered as an icon among revo...
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Susanna Dickinson
Susanna Wilkerson Dickinson (1814 – October 7, 1883) and her infant daughter Angelina were among the few American survivors of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution. Her husb...
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Elena Iparraguirre
Elena Albertina Iparraguirre Revoredo, also known as Comrade Miriam, is a high-ranking member of the Peruvian Maoist revolutionary and terrorist organization Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path). Iparragui...
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Gioconda Belli
Gioconda Belli (born December 9, 1948 in Managua, Nicaragua) is an author, novelist and renowned Nicaraguan poet.
Gioconda Belli, partly of Northern Italian descent, was an active participant in t...
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National Reorganization Process
The National Reorganization Process (Spanish: Proceso de Reorganización Nacional, often simply el Proceso, "the Process") was the name used by its leaders for the military dictatorship that ruled ...
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Brazilian presidential election, 2010
The Brazilian presidential election was held in 2010 with two rounds of balloting. The first round was held on October 3 along with other elections as part of the 2010 general election. As no presiden...
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India Catalina
India Catalina (c. 1495 – c. 1529), was an indigenous woman (almost certainly Calamari) from the Colombian Atlantic coast, who accompanied Pedro de Heredia and played a role in the Spanish conqu...
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Elda Neyis Mosquera
Elda Neyis Mosquera García (nom de guerre Karina aka Nelly Ávila Moreno) is the former commander of the 47th Front of FARC-EP, a communist rebel group in Colombia. She surrendered to the Colombian Mil...