PRESIDENT JUAN D. PERON (ARGENTINA) - DOCUMENT SIGNED 07/21/1945 CO-SIGNED BY: MAJOR GENERAL EDELMIRO JULIAN FARRELL - HFSID 277563
Sale Price $450.00
JUAN PERÓN and EDELMIRO FARRELL
Farrell appoints a military judge, upon Perón's recommendation.
Document signed: "Perón" as Minister of War, "E J Farrell" as President of Argentina, 2p (front and verso), 8¾x12½. Buenos Aires, 1945 July 21. In Spanish, loosely translated. As proposed by the Minister of War, the President names Lt. Colonel D. Guillermo Gerardo Ricardo Warckmeister, Deputy Commander of the 4th Artillery Regiment, as ad hoc judge of military instruction, without prejudice to his other duties. Steps shall be taken to communicate this decision and publish it in the military bulletin. Official stamps and initials. JUANPERÓN (1895-1974) was part of a military junta, which seized power in 1943 and made him secretary of labor and social welfare. Promoted to Vice President and Minister of War in 1944 but purged by suspicious fellow officers on October 9 1945, Perón was released after massive protests by the labor unions whose support he had cultivated, and restored to office on October 17.Perón was elected President in 1946, serving until overthrown in a military coup (1956). Peron ruled with authoritarian methods, but his program of nationalism and economic justice appealed to many of his countrymen. While Perón lived in exile in Spain, his Peronista movement remained a powerful force in Argentine politics. He once again served as President from 1973 until his death. His first wife, Maria Eva Duarte (1919-1952), affectionately called Evita, helped him as de facto Minister of Health and Labor, acquiring a mass following of her own. EDELMIRO JULIAN FARRELL (1887-1980), an Argentine General, was de facto President from February 1944 until replaced by the newly elected Perón in June 1946. He came to power in a reshuffle within the Argentine military, which had seized power in 1943. Irregular top and bottom margins. Lightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.
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