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Maria da Fonte was a Portuguese heroin.
The “Revolution of Maria da Fonte” – is the name given to a popular revolt in 1846 against the government of Portugal. The instigator of the initial riots was a woman called Maria (nickname Maria da Fonte) – As the initial phase of the insurrectionary movement had a strong female component, the revolt ended up being known by that name.; all women have been the Maria da Fonte who gave her name to a popular uprising led by women, many women and not by one, hundreds of women with scythes, pikes and rebuke.
The revolt then spread to the rest of the country and caused the substitution of government.