Peron [Sosa], Juan Domingo

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Born: Oct 08, 1895 AD
Died: 1975 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Argentinian
Categories: Politicial Adviser, Presidents


1895 - Born in Lobos, Buenos Aires; birth of an Argentine army officer and politician

 

1912 - at age 16, he joined the Military School

 

1938 - was deployed to Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, Albania, and Yugoslavia as military observer

 

1943 - colonel during the miltary coup by the United Officers' Group

 

1944 - vice-president and Secretary of War in February

 

1945 - forced resignation due to the opposition within the armed forces on October 9

 

1946-1955

- president of Argentina garnering 56% of the votes on February 24 (two terms)

- pushed through with the social policies to empower the labor class

- assisted in the establishment of the General Confederation of Labour

- promoted an industrialized Argentina

 

1955-1973

- exiled in Paraguay

- later lived in Panama and met Maria Estela Martinez, a nightclun bolero singer

- he settled in Madrid, Spain and married Maria in 1961

 

1973-1975

- president of Argentina for the third time along with vice-president Maria 'Isabela' Peron

 

1974 - after years of presiding a conflict-ridden government, Peron died on July 1

- was buried in La Chacarita Cemetery in Buenos Aires

 

1987 - his hands (of his corpse) were stolen

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