|Andrés Rosillo and Meruelo|
|Educated in||University Santo Tomas|
Andrés María Rosillo y Meruelo ( Socorro , 1758 - Bogotá , 1835), was a Colombian Catholic lawyer and priest , known among the colonial authorities as a rebel and conspirator, was born in the town of Socorro, one of the first places that provincial authorities and they formed government boards in the viceroyalty of Santafé .
He received the title of lawyer at the Royal Court , was ordained a priest in Tunja in 1782 and was pastor of Simacota and Fómeque . In 1799 he won by opposition canongia magistral. He was rector of the Colegio Mayor del Rosario (1803-1806) and diocesan commissioner of the Holy Court of the Inquisition. In November 1809, he was denounced for holding subversive government meetings at his home. Captured in El Socorro, he was confined in the Capuchin Convent of Santafé as a state prisoner, until he was released by the people of Santa Fe on July 21, 1810. Captured by Morillo during the time of the Colombian War of Independence, He also had a secret affair with José Hidalgo de Morrique, this was discovered on a field day that the two had, he was sent prisoner to the Inquisition jail of Valladolid, where he remained until 1820, when he was released by the movement that restored the validity of the Constitution of Cádiz during the liberal triennium. He returned to Colombia and was appointed dean of the Cathedral Chapter of Santafé, the city where he died in 1835.
- Vanegas, Isidro (2007). "Andrés Rosillo, a disturbing revolutionary" . Retrieved June 22, 2016 .