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Perón, Juan Domingo (1895-1974) | University of Miami Finding Aids

Name: Perón, Juan Domingo (1895-1974)


Historical Note: Juan Domingo Perón (1895 – 1974) was an Argentinian general and politician, elected three times as President of Argentina after serving in several government positions, including Secretary of Labor and the Vice Presidency. He served as president in his first two terms from 1946 to 1955. After being overthrown in a military coup in 1955. Perón returned to power in 1973 and served for nine months, until his death in 1974. He was succeeded by his third wife, Isabel Martínez. Perón's political positions and policy decisions later became codified into a political ideology known as "Peronism" or "Justicialism," which is still influential in Argentinian politics today.






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