Eva Peron, the Former First Lady of Argentina..."Don't Cry For Me, Argentina", Indeed!! Peron Followed Her Husband As the First Female President of a Latin American Country...Gaining the Love of the Masses Along the Way...Her Story Has Been Retold In Print and the Oscar-Nominated Film, "Evita"...What An Influence...What A Step For Women Everywhere!!
Eva Peron A.K.A. "Evita" Eva Peron 1919-1952 Eva Peron was widely loved by the ordinary people of Argentina. She campaigned tirelessly for both the poor and for the extension of women’s rights. At the same time she was feared by some in power for her popularity. She was also criticised for her intolerance of criticism; with her husband Juan Peron they shut down many independent newspapers. She died aged only 32 in 1952