Policarpa Salavirrieta

 Policarpa Salavarrieta on the 10,000 pesos bill

Policarpa Salavarrieta on the 10,000 pesos bill

Policarpa Salavirrieta (c. 1795- 14 November 1817), also knows as "La Pola," was a Neogranadine seamstress who spied for the Revolutionary Forces during the Spanish Reconquista of the Viceroyalty of New Granada. She was captured by Spanish Royalists and ultimately executed for high treason. She is now considered a heroine of the independence of Colombia.

Source: Wikipedia