De Burgos, Carmen

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de Burgos, Carmen Gender: F
Carmen de Burgos y Seguí
born on 10 December 1867 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Níjar, Spain, 36n58, 2w12
Timezone LMT m2w12 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°38' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°27 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 27°19'

Carmen de Burgos


Spanish journalist, writer, translator and women's rights activist, also known as Colombine, Gabriel Luna, Perico el de los Palotes, Raquel, Honorine and Marianel.

She is considered the first female professional journalist in Spain and in Spanish in her capacity as editor of of Madrid's Diario Universal in 1906. She served as the first president of the International League of Iberian and Latin American Women (Liga Internacional de Mujeres Ibéricas e Hispanoamericanas). During the period of General Franco, Burgos was written out of the history books in Spain. Following the restoration of democracy she was again recognised and replaced into the history of women's rights in Spain.

Link to Wikipedia


Source Notes

Eduardo Castellanos quotes birth certificate in "Carmen de Burgos “Colombine” (Almería, 1867-Madrid, 1932)" by Antonio Sevillano Miralles and Anyes Segura Fernández, Universidad de Almería 2009


  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ feminist
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator