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Agripina Samper Agudelo

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Agripina Samper Agudelo Agripina Casimira de los Dolores Samper Agudelo (4 March 1833 — 22 April 1892) was a Colombian poet. Member of a literary family, she wrote prose and poetry under her pseudonym "Pía-Rigán", an anagram of her given name. Agripina was born on 4 March 1833 to José María Samper Blanco and Tomasa Agudelo y Tafur, in the city of Honda when it was part of the Department of Cundinamarca, now present-day Tolima. Her other two siblings were her older brother Miguel, a businessman and politician and the great-grandfather of Ernesto Samper Pizano, and José María, a writer and journalist. On 4 July 1857 she married Manuel Ancízar Basterra, a scientist and writer, and out this marriage were born Roberto (b. 1858), Pablo (b. 1859), Inés (b. 1860), Jorge (b. 1862), and Manuel (b. 1865). When she widowed in 1882, she moved with her children to Paris, where she died on 22 April 1892.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1833-03-04
Place of birth
Honda

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