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Eva Perón

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Birthday
7, 1919
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jul 26, 1952 (33)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1919
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Jul 26, 1952 (33)

About

First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952. She became a hero in her country for fighting for labor rights and women's suffrage. She became an international pop culture icon after she was the subject of Evita, a 1976 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

Before Fame

After her father left her mother to return to his legitimate family, she and her family were desperately poor.

Trivia

She founded and headed her nation's first large-scale female political party, the Female Peronist Party.

Family Life

She married Juan Peron, the President of Argentina, in 1945 after meeting him at a gala in support of victims of an earthquake.

Associated With

The 1996 American film Evita, based on the Andrew Lloyd Webber play, featured Madonna in the role of Peron.