Best known as the First Lady of Argentina, but equally referred to by her bestowed title of “The Spiritual Leader of the Nation of Argentina”, Eva (Evita) Perón is a highly regarded presence even decades after her passing. Argentines to this day say her consciousness penetrates their actions as citizens on the daily.
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