A report on Buenos Aires and Eva Perón

Perón in 1948
Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Eva Duarte at her First Holy Communion, 1926
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
Eva Duarte in 1944 at age 25, photographed by Annemarie Heinrich
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
Eva Duarte and Libertad Lamarque in La Cabalgata del Circo, 1945
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
Evita and Juan Perón in 1947
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
Official portrait of Juan Domingo Perón and Evita, by Numa Ayrinhac in 1948. He is the only Argentine President to be accompanied by the First Lady in an official portrait.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Demonstration for Perón's release, on 17 October 1945. The Casa Rosada is seen in the background.
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
Perón arrives in Madrid.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
Perón wearing a dress designed by Christian Dior
Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Perón meets with the public in her foundation's office.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
Perón kicks off the Youth Football Championship, 1948
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Perón speaking to a crowd of women.
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
A crowd of an estimated two million gathers in 1951 to show support for the Juan Perón–Eva Perón ticket.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
Perón embraces her husband during the 1951 joint ticket rally, unable to accept popular calls that she run for vice-president.
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
Eva Perón addresses the Peronists on 1 May 1952. By this point she had become too weak to stand without Juan Perón's aid.
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
Evita's elaborately adorned funeral
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
Nearly 3 million people attended Evita's funeral in the streets of Buenos Aires.
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
Pedro Ara inspects Eva Perón's embalmed corpse
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Perón rests in La Recoleta Cemetery
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Dress of Eva Perón in the Museo del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
President Cristina Kirchner in the exhibition of "Evita: Ambassador of Peace", in the State Historical Museum of Moscow
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
On 9 April 1951, Golda Meir, then Labor Minister of Israel, met with Eva Perón to thank her for the aid the Eva Perón Foundation had given to Israel.
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Juan Perón and future Economy Minister José Ber Gelbard
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Liza Minnelli reading the plaque on Eva Perón's tomb, 1993. In the early 1980s, Minnelli was considered for the lead role in the movie version of the musical Evita.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
Eva Perón and Brazilian President Eurico Gaspar Dutra at the Catete Palace in Rio de Janeiro, 1947.
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The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Teatro Colón.
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
EcoBici.
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Luna Park

In 1934, at the age of 15, she moved to the nation's capital of Buenos Aires to pursue a career as a stage, radio, and film actress.

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New tourist circuits have recently evolved, devoted to Argentines such as Carlos Gardel, Eva Perón or Jorge Luis Borges.

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Argentina

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Country in the southern half of South America.

Country in the southern half of South America.

The surrender of Beresford to Santiago de Liniers during the British invasions of the Río de la Plata
Portrait of General José de San Martin, Libertador of Argentina, Chile and Peru.
People gathered in front of the Buenos Aires Cabildo during the May Revolution
Julio Argentino Roca was a major figure of the Generation of '80 and is known for directing the "Conquest of the Desert". During his two terms as President many changes occurred, particularly major infrastructure projects of railroads; large-scale immigration from Europe and laicizing legislation strengthening state power.
Official presidential portrait of Juan Perón and his wife Eva Perón, 1948
Admiral Emilio Massera, Lieutenant General Jorge Videla and Brigadier General Orlando Agosti (from left to right) – observing the Independence Day military parade on Avenida del Libertador, 9 July 1978.
Two members of the Regiment of Mounted Grenadiers guarding the Constitution of the Argentine Nation inside the Palace of the Congress.
Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia, at 6960.8 m, and the highest point in the Southern Hemisphere.
The national animal of Argentina is the Rufous hornero, a small songbird native to South America
Argentina features geographical locations such as this glacier, known as the Perito Moreno Glacier
Casa Rosada, workplace of the President
The National Congress composed of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.
Provinces of Argentina.
G 20 leaders gathered in Argentina for the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit.
Diplomatic missions of Argentina.
Argentine destroyer ARA Almirante Brown (D-10)
A proportional representation of Argentina exports, 2019
The Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies.
Atucha Nuclear Power Plant was the first nuclear power plant in Latin America. The electricity comes from 3 operational nuclear reactors: The Embalse Nuclear Power Station, the Atucha I and II.
Buenos Aires Underground is the oldest underground railway in Latin America, the Southern Hemisphere and the Spanish speaking world.
"Estudio País 24, the Program of the Argentines" in Channel 7, the first television station in the country
SAC-D is an Argentine earth science satellite built by INVAP and launched in 2011.
President Macri in the INVAP with the SAOCOM A and B, two planned Earth observation satellite constellation of Argentine Space Agency CONAE. the scheduled launch dates for 1A and 1B were further pushed back to 2018 and 2020.
The cacique Qom Félix Díaz meets with then president Mauricio Macri.
Over 25 million Argentines have at least one Italian immigrant ancestor.
Dialectal variants of the Spanish language in Argentina
Francis, the first pope from the Americas, was born and raised in Argentina.
Argentina has historically been placed high in the global rankings of literacy, with rates similar to those of developed countries.
The University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, alma mater to many of the country's 3,000 medical graduates, annually
El Ateneo Grand Splendid was named the second most beautiful bookshop in the world by The Guardian.
Sun of May on the first Argentine coin, 1813
Four of the most influential Argentine writers. Top-left to bottom-right: Julio Cortázar, Victoria Ocampo, Jorge Luis Borges and Adolfo Bioy Casares
Martha Argerich, widely regarded as one of the greatest pianists of the second half of the 20th century
Andy Muschietti, director of It, the highest-grossing horror film of all-time.
Las Nereidas Font by Lola Mora
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical centre. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts, and modernist architecture.
Diego Maradona, one of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century
Lionel Messi, seven times Ballon d'Or winner, is the current captain of the Argentina national football team.
Argentine beef as asado, a traditional dish
The Cave of the Hands in Santa Cruz province, with artwork dating from 13,000 to 9,000 years ago.
Carlos Gardel, the most prominent figure in the history of tango
Juan Perón and his wife Eva Perón, 1947
Argentine Polo Open Championship.
Civilian casualties after the air attack and massacre on Plaza de Mayo, June 1955
Juan Perón and his wife Isabel Perón, 1973
Argentinians soldiers during the Falklands War
Néstor Kirchner and his wife and political successor, Cristina Kirchner
Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside of Asia, at 6960.8 m, and the highest point in the Southern Hemisphere.
Argentina map of Köppen climate classification
Casa Rosada, workplace of the President
The National Congress composed of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.
Provinces of Argentina
Lockheed Martin A-4AR Fightinghawk operated by the Argentine Air Force
Fiat factory in Córdoba, Argentina
Rosario-Córdoba Highway
Passenger train near Mar del Plata
Argentine provinces by population (2010)
Faculty of Law of the University of Buenos Aires
Argentine beef as asado

Argentina is a federal state subdivided into twenty-three provinces, and one autonomous city, which is the federal capital and largest city of the nation, Buenos Aires.

Eva Perón, his wife who played a critical role in the party, died of cancer in 1952.

Governor Dardo Rocha (1838–1921), founder of La Plata.

La Plata

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Capital city of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

Capital city of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.

Governor Dardo Rocha (1838–1921), founder of La Plata.
Cathedral of La Plata
Panoramic view of La Plata.
Railway station, La Plata.
Climogram
Casa de Gobierno de la Provincia de Buenos Aires.
Banco Provincia headquarters in La Plata.
Evolution of the population of La Plata from 1960 to 2001.
Presidencia de la UNLP.
Number 19 School Gral. José de San Martín.
The city from the air.
View of the City of La Plata and Plaza Moreno from the cathedral.
View of the Plaza Moreno and the cathedral.
Plaza Dardo Rocha from the air.
Courthouse.
Juzgados Federales de La Plata (ex Hotel Provincial).
Jacaranda foliage and blossom
Map of the Autódromo Roberto José Mouras track
Pasaje Dardo Rocha Building, named in honor of the city's founder.
Former building of the Teatro Argentino (burnt and demolished in 1977).
La Plata Museum of Natural History.
Doll winner 2008, "Arde Troya".
Curutchet House, World Heritage Site in La Plata
The city and vicinity at 8:19 PM locally on July 4, 2022, taken from the International Space Station.
The city and vicinity at 8:19 PM locally on July 4, 2022, taken from the International Space Station.

La Plata was planned and developed to serve as the provincial capital after the city of Buenos Aires was federalized in 1880.

La Plata was briefly known as Ciudad Eva Perón (Eva Perón City) between 1952 and 1955.

Presidents Eduardo Lonardi and Pedro Aramburu, the first leaders of the post-Perón era in Argentina

Revolución Libertadora

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The coup d'état that ended the second presidential term of Juan Perón in Argentina, on 16 September 1955.

The coup d'état that ended the second presidential term of Juan Perón in Argentina, on 16 September 1955.

Presidents Eduardo Lonardi and Pedro Aramburu, the first leaders of the post-Perón era in Argentina
Civilian casualties after the air attack and massacre on Plaza de Mayo, June 1955

The port and the army garrison at Mar del Plata was subjected to naval bombardment on 19 September by the light cruiser ARA 9 de Julio and several destroyers, while scattered skirmishes and air strikes took place elsewhere, including Buenos Aires itself.

After the Revolución Libertadora, Perón and his followers were accused of treason, and Eva Perón's remains were moved secretly to Italy and buried in a graveyard at Milan under a fake identity.

Lamarque c. 1950

Libertad Lamarque

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Mexican-Argentine actress and singer, one of the icons of the Golden Age of Argentine and Mexican cinema.

Mexican-Argentine actress and singer, one of the icons of the Golden Age of Argentine and Mexican cinema.

Lamarque c. 1950
Libertad Lamarque and other actresses of her time at the Maipo Theater in 1933.
Libertad Lamarque in Ayúdame a vivir (1936).
Eva Perón and Libertad Lamarque in film La cabalgata del circo (1945).
Lamarque, c. 1947.
Lamarque in 1982.
Libertad Lamarque and her helper, Irene López Luque, on November 24 of 2000.
Libertad Lamarque and Hugo del Carril in La cabalgata del circo (1945).
Lamarque, c. 1963.

Her local acclaim convinced her parents that the family should relocate to Buenos Aires, where her chances of a career would be better.

Legend has it that Lamarque left Argentina because she had been blacklisted by its First Lady Eva Perón.

Aerial view of the avenue facing north, featuring the Ministry of Public Works Building in the left and the Obelisk far in the back.

Avenida 9 de Julio

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Aerial view of the avenue facing north, featuring the Ministry of Public Works Building in the left and the Obelisk far in the back.
The avenue and obelisk on their 1937 inaugural.
The avenue in 2007.
9 de Julio in Buenos Aires.
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Panoramic view in the 30s
Fountain at the intersection with Cordoba Avenue. Behind it, the former headquarters of FIAT Argentina
Avenida 9 de Julio at night
Avenida 9 de Julio and the obelisk

July 9 Avenue (Spanish: Avenida 9 de Julio) is a major thoroughfare in the city centre of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The former Ministry of Public Works building (the only building sitting on the avenue itself, built immediately before the avenue), at the intersection with Moreno street, with large steel images of Eva Perón.