Who is La Calavera Catrina?

Who is La Calavera Catrina?

With Día De Los Muertos just days away (Oct 31 - Nov 2), images of La Catrina are popping up everywhere.

La Catrina is a female calaca (skeleton) or calavera (skull), that is usually dressed up in fancy attire. 

Her striking image is one of the most recognizable Day of the Dead representations.

But what is the story behind Mexico’s elegant lady of death? Her origins might surprise you. 

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