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The Inca Empire & Civilisation

1438 - 1535

Buenos Aires was established

1580 - 1680

Portuguese made a trading post across the Rio Plata from Buenos Aires

1680 - 1776

Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon

1810 - 1812

Jose de San Martin led the Argentinean fight against Spain for Independence

1812 - 1816

9 July: Argentina officially declared their independence from Spain

1816 - 1853

Argentina became a republic after adopting a constitution

1853 - 1859

Juan Peron rises to power

1943 - 1945

October 22: Juan Peron marries Eva Marie Duarte ( Evita

1945 - 1947

July 26: Evita dies of cancer

1952 - 1955

The army and navy rebel and Juan Peron flees the country

1955 - 1956

The Constitution of 1853 was restored

1956 - 1960

Peron marries Isabel Martinez

1960 - 1973

Juan Peron elected President of Argentina

1973 - 1974

Peron dies. His wife, Isabel, who had been vice president became the president

1974 - 1976