Carolina Correa Londoño
|Carolina Correa Londoño|
|First Lady of Colombia|
13 June 1953 – 10 May 1957
|Preceded by||Clemencia Holguín y Caro|
|Succeeded by||Bertha Puga Martínez|
25 January 1905|
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
|Died||15 July 1986
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
|Political party||National Popular Alliance|
|Spouse(s)||Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1930–1975)|
On 25 May 1956 Correa, as First Lady of Colombia, was the first woman to be granted a Cédula de Ciudadania, a Colombian national identity document that extended citizenship to women and allowed them to participate in the political process. Her cédula number was 20,000,001; her daughter María Eugenia was granted the next card, number 20,000,002. Colombian women, including Correa and her daughter, were able to vote for the first time on 1 December 1957 during a national referendum.
Carolina was born on 25 January 1905 in Medellín, Antioquia to Emilio Correa Correa and Emilia Londoño Jaramillo. She married Gustavo Rojas Pinilla on 10 May 1930 at the Chapel of Saint Joseph of the Congregation of Christian Brothers in Medellín. Gustavo and Carolina had three children: Gustavo Emilio, María Eugenia, and Carlos.
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