perón, juan

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Perón, Juan definition


An Argentine political leader of the twentieth century. Perón, an intense nationalist, was dictator of Argentina in the 1940s and 1950s and again, briefly, in the 1970s. His wife, Eva Perón, became the most powerful woman in Argentina before her early death.

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