Famous Argentinian Activists

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Evita Peron
(Actress, First Lady of Argentina (1946-52))

Evita Peron
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Birthdate: May 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Toldos, Argentina
Died: July 26, 1952

Evita Peron was an Argentine actress, activist, politician, and philanthropist. She is best remembered for her service as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952. She also served as the President of a political party called Female Peronist Party. A staunch philanthropist, Evita Peron was the president of the Eva Perón Foundation, which operated from 1948 to 1955.

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Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
(Human Rights Activist)

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
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Birthdate: November 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel is an Argentine activist, community organizer, writer, painter, and sculptor. He actively opposed Argentina's last civil-military dictatorship in the late 1970s and early 1980s, during which he was subjected to much torture. He was awarded the 1980 Nobel Peace Prize for his bravery. He is also a recipient of the Pope John XXIII Peace Memorial. 

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Fernando Solanas
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Birthdate: February 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: November 6, 2020
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Maria Luisa Bemberg
(Film writer)

Maria Luisa Bemberg
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Birthdate: April 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: May 7, 1995

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Esteban Echeverría
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Birthdate: September 2, 1805
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: January 19, 1851

Poet, author, and activist Esteban Echeverría is known as one of the most prominent figures of Romanticism in Latin American literature. He was also part of the group that launched the May Organization and joined the campaign to end the dictatorship of Juan Manuel de Rosas.

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Alfred Métraux
(Anthropologist)

Alfred Métraux
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Birthdate: November 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: April 12, 1963

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Paulina Luisi
(Feminist)

Paulina Luisi
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Birthdate: 1875 AD
Birthplace: Colón Department, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Died: 1950 AD

Paulina Luisi was an Argentine-born Uruguayan feminist remembered for leading the feminist movement in Uruguay. The first woman from Uruguay to earn a medical degree in the country, Luisi represented Uruguay in conferences around the world and was much respected for her efforts that won Uruguayan women the right to vote. Luisi was also one of the first Uruguayan gynaecologists.

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Emilio F. Mignone
(Human right activist)

Emilio F. Mignone
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Birthdate: July 23, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luján, Argentina
Died: December 21, 1998

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René de Epelbaum
(Argentine human rights activist)

René de Epelbaum
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Birthdate: June 15, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rios, Argentina
Died: February 7, 1998