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Juan Domingo Perón (October 8, 1895July 1, 1974) was an Argentine military officer and the President of Argentina from 1946 to 1955 and from 1973 to 1974. October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Argentina is a country in southern South America, situated between the Andes in the west and the southern Atlantic Ocean in the east. ... List of Heads of State (Presidents and Dictators etc. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...

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Juan Perón was elected three times as President of Argentina.

Born in a town near Lobos, Province of Buenos Aires, he was the son of Mario Tomás Perón, a farmer, and Juana Sosa. He entered the Military School at age 16 and following graduation he made good progress through the ranks. He served in Italy during the late 1930s as a military observer. Lobos is a city in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, founded on June 2, 1802 by José Salgado. ... Categories: Argentine provinces | Buenos Aires province | Argentina geography stubs ... The Italian Republic or Italy ( Italian: Repubblica Italiana or Italia) is a country in southern Europe. ... Events and trends Technology Jet engine invented Science Nuclear fission discovered by Otto Hahn, Lise Meitner and Fritz Strassmann Pluto, the ninth planet from the Sun, is discovered by Clyde Tombaugh British biologist Arthur Tansley coins term ecosystem War, peace and politics Socialists proclaim The death of Capitalism Rise to...


In May 1943, as a colonel, he was a significant figure in the military coup by the GOU (United Officers' Group) against the civilian government of Ramón Castillo. Initially Under-Secretary for War under General Pedro Ramírez, he became Secretary of Labour and Welfare (November 1943) and then Vice President and Secretary for War under General Edelmiro Farrell (February 1944). A Colonel is also a non-military honorary title awarded by some U.S. Southern states. ... A coup détat, or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures. ... Ramón S. Castillo Barrionuevo (20 November 1873 - 1944) was President of Argentina from 28 June 1942 to 4 June 1943. ... Pedro Pablo Ramírez Machuca (1884 - 1962) was President of Argentina from 7 June 1943 to 24 February 1944. ... Edelmiro Julián Farrell Plaul (1887 - 1980) was President of Argentina from 24 February 1944 to 4 June 1946. ...


Forced into resignation by opponents within the armed forces on October 9, 1945, Perón was arrested shortly afterward, but mass demonstrations organized by the CGT trade union federation forced his release (October 17), and popular support gained him the presidency with 56 percent of the vote in the February 24, 1946 elections. The armed forces of a state are its military organization. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in Leap years). ... The Chicago Police Department arrests a man An arrest is the action of police or other authority, or even in some circumstances a private civilian, to apprehend and take under guard a person who is suspected of committing a crime. ... A demonstration is the public display of the common opinion of a activist group, often economically, political, or socially, by gathering in a crowd, usually at a symbolic place or date, associated with that opinion. ... A union (labor union in American English; trade union, sometimes trades union, in British English; either labour union or trade union in Canadian English) is a legal entity consisting of employees or workers having a common interest, such as all the assembly workers for one employer, or all the workers... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the political process. ...


Perón pursued social policies aimed at empowering the working class. He greatly expanded the number of unionized workers, and helped establish the powerful General Confederation of Labour (CGT). He called this the "third position", between capitalism and communism, although he was strongly anti-American and anti-British. Perón also pushed hard to industrialize the country; in 1947 he announced the first five-year plan to boost newly nationalized industries. His ideology would be dubbed peronism and became a central influence in Argentine political parties. Anti-Americanism is a term referring to hostility towards or disapproval for the government, culture, history, and/or people of the United States of America. ... Peronism is an Argentine political ideology based on the ideas and programs associated with former president Juan Perón. ...


Also despite his right wing tendencies, he resisted the entreaties of the military in 1943 to crack down on homosexuality. Instead he ordered the police and judiciary to let up on their gay-baiting. For the band, see The Police. ...


Perón married Aurelia Tizón on January 5, 1929, but she died of uterine cancer thirteen years later. Perón married Eva Duarte (19191952) on October 21, 1945 and was hugely popular. Known as Evita, she helped her husband develop support with labour and women's groups. She died of cancer in 1952 at the age of thirty-three. Perón won re-election in 1951, but economic problems, high levels of corruption and conflict with the Roman Catholic Church contributed to his overthrow in an army-navy coup in September 1955. He went into exile in Paraguay, eventually settling in Madrid. He married nightclub singer Isabel Martínez de Perón in 1961. Aurelia Tizón was the first wife of Argentine President Juan Perón. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Endometrial cancer involves cancerous growth of the endometrium (lining of the uterus). ... Evitas image appeared on a wide variety of products, including stamps, coins, postcards and calendars. ... October 21 is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 71 days remaining. ... When normal cells are damaged or old they undergo apoptosis; cancer cells, however, avoid apoptosis. ... Global Metrics Human security Major Armed Conflicts: Total Deaths in Battle: 700,000 people Violent Deaths caused by Government (Other than War): Violent Deaths caused by other humans: Juvenile Violent Crime: Political security Nations Holding Multi-party Elections: Percentage Living under a Fully Democratic System of Governance: Free Countries: Percentage... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... This article is about the Christian buildings of worship. ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... See Exile (disambiguation) for other meanings. ... The Republic of Paraguay is a landlocked republic in South America. ... Coat of arms The Plaza de España square Madrid, the capital of Spain, is located in the center of the country at 40°25′ N 3°45′ W. Population of the city of Madrid proper was 3,093,000 (Madrilenes, madrileños) as of 2003 estimates. ... President Perón giving a speech María Estela Martínez de Perón (born on February 4, 1931, in La Rioja, Argentina) better known as Isabel Martínez de Perón would become the third wife of Juan Perón and President of Argentina from 1 July 1974 to 24 March 1976. ... 1961 (As MAD Magazine pointed out on its first cover for the year) was the first upside-down year - i. ...


In Argentina, the 1950s and 1960s were marked by frequent changes of government and low economic growth and continued social and labour demands. When the governments failed to revive the economy and suppress escalating terrorism from groups like the pro-Perón Montoneros in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the way was open for Perón's return. General Alejandro Lanusse had taken power in March 1971 and had declared his intention to restore constitutional democracy by 1973. From exile Perón supported left-wing Peronists and the more active unions. Events and trends Technology United States tests the first fusion bomb. ... Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s - 1960s - 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Years: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 Events and trends The 1960s was a turbulent decade of change around the world. ... The Movimiento Peronista Montonero was an Argentinian leftist guerrilla group, active during the 1970s. ... Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s - 1960s - 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s Years: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 Events and trends The 1960s was a turbulent decade of change around the world. ... Alejandro Agustín Lanusse Gelly (August 28, 1918, Buenos Aires Argentina _ August 26, 1996, Buenos Aires) was the military president of Argentina between 22 March 1971 and 25 May 1973. ... For alternative meanings, see March (disambiguation). ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...


On March 11, 1973, Argentina held general elections. Although Perón was prevented from running, voters elected his stand-in, Héctor Cámpora, as president. Cámpora resigned in July 1973, paving the way for new elections. By now Argentina was in such shambles political leaders were literally begging Perón to return. Perón traveled back to his homeland, and won a decisive electoral victory. He became President for a third time in October 1973 with his wife Isabel as Vice President. March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Héctor José Cámpora Demaestre (1909-1980) was a former president of Argentina from May 25 until July 13, 1973. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...


The new Perón regime was disrupted by conflict between his leftist and rightist supporters; as Perón became more right-wing, there was a high level of terrorist acts. In an attempt to restore public order, the government resorted to a number of emergency decrees. Perón died on July 1, 1974 with the problems unresolved and was succeeded by Isabel. She was overthrown on March 24, 1976 by a military junta, headed by General Jorge Videla. July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... Augusto Pinochet (sitting) was an army general who led a military coup in Chile in 1973. ...


Perón is buried in Cementerio de la Chacarita in Buenos Aires. Curiously, his tomb was profaned in 1987 and the hands of his corpse were stolen. To the date, who did it and why, still remains a mystery. Cementerio de la Chacarita in Buenos Aires, Argentina, known as the National Cemetery, was opened during a yellow fever epidemic in 1871. ... Buenos Aires (Good Winds in Spanish, but more akin to Fair Winds, as in navigation) is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port, as well as one of the largest cities in South America. ... With regard to living things, a body is the integral physical material of an individual, and contrasts with soul, personality and behavior. ...

First and Second Mandates 1946 – 1955
Preceded by:
Edelmiro Julián Farrell
Presidents of Argentina Succeeded by:
Eduardo Lonardi
Third Mandate 1973 – 1974
Preceded by:
Raúl Alberto Lastiri
Presidents of Argentina Succeeded by:
Isabel Martínez de Perón

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Juan Perón - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (765 words)
Juan Domingo Perón (October 8, 1895 July 1, 1974) was an Argentine military officer and the President of Argentina from 1946 to 1955 and from 1973 to 1974.
Born in a town near Lobos, Province of Buenos Aires, he was the son of Mario Tomás Perón, a farmer, and Juana Sosa.
His ideology would be dubbed peronism and became a central influence in Argentine political parties.
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