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Leona Vicario

1789 - 1842

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María de la Soledad Leona Camila Vicario Fernández de San Salvador, best known as Leona Vicario (April 10, 1789 – August 21, 1842), was one of the most prominent figures of the Mexican War of Independence. She was dedicated to informing insurgents of movements in her home Mexico City, the capital of the viceroyalty. She was a member of Los Guadalupes, one of the earliest independence movements in New Spain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leona Vicario has received more than 82,746 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Leona Vicario is the 358th most popular social activist, the 169th most popular biography from Mexico and the 5th most popular Mexican Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Leona Vicario ranks 358 out of 538Before her are Mary Dyer, Mary Toft, Dorothy Day, Jerry Rubin, Claudette Colvin, and Harry Wu. After her are Karl Ludwig Sand, Malala Yousafzai, Mathew Brady, Ivan Bolotnikov, Sergei Petrovich Trubetskoy, and Louise Bryant.

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Among people born in 1789, Leona Vicario ranks 32Before her are Auguste Couder, Bernhard Severin Ingemann, Gamzat-bek, Henry Pottinger, Menachem Mendel Schneersohn, and Friedrich Silcher. After her are Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, Richard Bright, Martín Javier Mina y Larrea, Thaddeus Bulgarin, Carlos María de Alvear, and Peter Joseph Lenné. Among people deceased in 1842, Leona Vicario ranks 29Before her are Thomas Arnold, Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, Giuseppe Benedetto Cottolengo, Pierre Baillot, Shah Shujah Durrani, and Robert Smith. After her are Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, Nodira, Wilhelm Gesenius, James Ivory, Aleksey Koltsov, and Letitia Christian Tyler.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Leona Vicario ranks 169 out of 585Before her are Mariano Azuela (1873), Eugenio Derbez (1961), Alfonso Reyes (1889), Miguel Pro (1891), Cesar Millan (1969), and Rafael Márquez (1979). After her are Javier Hernández (1988), Amado Nervo (1870), Kate del Castillo (1972), José Emilio Pacheco (1939), Ana Martín (1945), and Juan O'Gorman (1905).


Among social activists born in Mexico, Leona Vicario ranks 5Before her are Emiliano Zapata (1879), Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753), Subcomandante Marcos (1957), and Ricardo Flores Magón (1874). After her are Miriam Rodríguez Martínez (1967), Lydia Cacho (1963), Guadalupe Campanur Tapia (1986), and Xiye Bastida (2002).