What is the Peronist movement?

Peronism, also called justicialism, is an Argentine political movement based on the ideas and legacy of Argentine ruler Juan Perón (1895–1974). It has been an influential movement in 20th and 21st century Argentine politics. The main Peronist party is the Justicialist Party.

What is the story behind Evita?

Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The story follows Evita’s early life, rise to power, charity work, and death.

Why is Evita famous?

In 1952, shortly before her death from cancer at 33, Eva Perón was given the title of “Spiritual Leader of the Nation” by the Argentine Congress. Eva Perón has become a part of international popular culture, most famously as the subject of the musical Evita (1976).

How old was Evita when she married Perón?

Four days later, on October 21, 1945, 50-year-old Juan Perón married 26-year-old Eva Duarte in a simple civil ceremony.

What is the meaning of Peronist?

(Entry 1 of 2) : a follower of Perón : an adherent of Peronism.

Who Was the Real Evita?

Maria Eva Duarte de Perón
Maria Eva Duarte de Perón or Eva Perón was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Domingo Perón and the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. Born out of wedlock, Eva, commonly known as Evita, left school when she was 16 and went to Buenos Aires to pursue her dream of becoming a star.

What was Evita’s promise?

In “Evita’s” signature showstopper, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” Eva insists “I am ordinary, unimportant and undeserving of such attention/ unless we all are/ I think we all are, so share my glory.”

What is the nickname for Argentina?

Argentina national football team

Nickname(s) La Albiceleste (The White and Sky Blues)
Association Argentine Football Association (AFA)
Confederation CONMEBOL (South America)
Head coach Lionel Scaloni
FIFA ranking

Who was Juan Perón?

Juan Perón, in full Juan Domingo Perón, (born October 8, 1895, Lobos, Buenos Aires provincia, Argentina—died July 1, 1974, Buenos Aires), army colonel who became president of Argentina (1946–52, 1952–55, 1973–74) and was founder and leader of the Peronist movement.

Is Argentina located in Europe?

Argentina, country of South America, covering most of the southern portion of the continent.