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Hear the remarkable story of Mariana Pineda, the woman who died for freedom

Work on your Spanish listening comprehension while you hear all about this courageous Spanish woman!

Mariana Pineda was a brave young woman from Granada, Spain, who willingly sacrificed her own life to protect her liberal principles and the identities of her cohorts in their opposition of absolutist ruler King Ferdinand VII in the 19th century.

As part of her activism, Mariana sheltered and provided safe passage for those persecuted by the Crown, distributed information supporting the liberal cause, and facilitated prison breaks.

Click play to learn how Mariana Pineda’s heroic actions made her a symbol of the fight for freedom, justice and civil rights for all:

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