Juan and Eva Peron formed a charismatic partnership, arousing passionate emotions in Argentina during the 1940s and '50s. Juan Peron's rise to power began in 1943 when he helped organise the successful coup of pro-Axis army officers. Eva, a former actress and subject of scandal, became increasingly influential, securing the vote for women.
|Publication date:||18th May 2006|
|Publisher:||The History Press Ltd|
|Categories:||Biography: historical, political & military, History of the Americas,|
Clive Foss is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He was formerly Visiting Fellow at All Souls and Trinity Colleges, Oxford.More About Clive Foss