Antonia Maria Teresa Mirabal
October 15, 1936 - November 25, 1960
Maria Teresa also known as Mate is the youngest of the Mirabal sisters. Maria also attended Inmaculada Concepcion with her sisters. Mathematics was her favorite subject and in 1954 she graduated from the Liceo de San Francisco de Macoris and then went to the University of Santo Domingo to study Math. On February 14, 1958 she married Leandro Guzman an engineer and one year later on February 17 she gave birth to their daughter named Jaqueline. She looked up to her sister Minerva and admired her actions and later became involved in her sisters political activities. married Leandro Guzman, whom she met through Minerva and Manolo's involvement in the underground. Mate was assassinated for her involvement in the underground movement on November 25, 1960, along with her two sisters and their driver, Rufino de la Cruz.
Maria was famous for saying ".....perhaps what we have most
near is death, but that idea does not frighten me, we shall continue
to fight for that which is just.."