Born in the town of Los Toldos to Juan Duarte and Juana Ibarguren. She had four siblings: Blanca, Elisa, Erminda, and Juan.
Juan I Abandons Family
Juana was Juan's mistress and they had 5 kids together, including Eva. In 1920, after falling on hard times, Juan left his second family.
Juan I Dies
Juan dies in a car accident. The details of his funeral are unknown but their are rumors that his second family were forced to trail the procession in the far back and nearly not let into the ceremony. These rumors cannot be proven and it is likely that the two families got along.
Moves with family to Junin
Eva goes to Buenos Aires
Eva goes to Buenos Aires at 15 years old to audition for acting jobs. There is a rumor that she ran away with a tango singer but evidence suggests that her mother took her grudgingly.
Eva's Debut into acting
Eva performs in a Radio Soap Opera
May 1, 1939
"The Biographies of Illustrious Women"
Eva stars as Elizabeth I, Sarah Bernhardt, and Catherine the Great.
Eva and Juan Marry
October 22, 1945
Date of the civil ceremony. Religious ceremony held later.
Bought a Newspaper called Democracia
Tour of Europe
"Rainbow Tour." Given the Great Cross of Isabel the Catholic in Spain.
Time Magazine Article
July 14, 1947
Eva Peron Foundation
Evita asked to run for vice president
August 22, 1951
One million supporters gathered outside the "Plaza de Mayo."
Evita declines offer
August 31, 1951
On nationwide broadcast. Likely due to military pressure and declining health.
July 26, 1952
Lost her battle with uterine cancer. Lapsed into a coma at 11:00 AM and died at 8:25 PM. She was 33. During the following months Argentine radio stopped at 8:25 every evening to remember the "Lady of Hope."
Food workers union appeals to Pope for her Canonization
August 2, 1952
They called her "Saint Evita." The Vatican refused.
Her remains are turned over to the exiled Peron
Remains returned to Argentina
Brought back by Peron's 3rd wife, Isabel.
Eva's Body Buried in Duarte family tomb
October 8, 1895
Born in Lobos Argentina
Joined the Army
Promoted to Captain
Sent to Buenos Aires
Colonel During Coup
First Wife Dies of Cancer
Appointed head of the Secretariat of Labor and Social Welfare
As result of military coup.
Becomes Vice President and Minister of War
Under president Edelmiro J. Farrell.
Exiled as a result of army coup
October 9, 1945
Exiled to Martin Garcia
June 4, 1946
Won with 54% of the votes. 29th President.
Runs for Reelection
Evita's last public appearance.
Reinstated as President
Dies in Office
Radical Party in Power
1916 - 1930
1930 - 1946
June 4, 1943
Ramon Castillo is ousted. General Pedro P. Ramirez takes over.
Massive Earthquake in San Juan
January 15, 1944
7,000 killed. 12,000 injured.
Benefit Concert for Earthquake relief
January 22, 1944
Organized by Juan Peron. Eva performs in it. Juan and Eva meet here.
"Los Descamisados" march on the "Plaza de Mayo"
They demanded Peron's return. The government, crippled by the massive strike, was forced to oblige. Peron makes a speech on the famous balcony and tells the workers to take tomorrow off in celebration.