Posts Tagged ‘devoted supporter of the regime’

Evita and Juan Peron, between dictatorship and philanthropy
In January 1944, officer and politician Juan Peron met a beautiful actress at a charitable event. The meeting will become one of the most beautiful love stories of the twentieth century. A love story lived under the umbrella (under the mask) of a dictatorship.

On the evening of July 26, 1952, all went quiet over the entire Argentina. Radio transmissions were interrupted by an important message to the nation, who was in shock: Eva Peron, the great “spiritual leader” of the nation, had passed away. When Evita’s lifeless body was exposed, lines of people in tears, who wanted to pay their last tribute, were expanding for more than 2 kilometers from the Casa Rosada presidential palace. The funeral had more than 2 million people attending. Read on »