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Isabel Martínez de Perón

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Isabel Martínez de Perón
41st President of Argentina
In office
1 July 1974 – 24 March 1976
Preceded byJuan Perón
Succeeded byJorge Rafael Videla
Head of the Argentine Justicialist Party
In office
1974 - 1975
Preceded byJuan Perón
Vice President of Argentina
In office
12 October 1973 - 1 July 1974
Acting President; 29 June – 1 July 1974
PresidentJuan Perón
Preceded byOffice Vacant; Vicente Solano Lima most recent office holder
Succeeded byOffice Vacant; Víctor Martínez next to hold office
First Lady of Argentina
In office
12 October 1973 – 1 July 1974
Personal details
María Estela Martínez Cartas

(1931-02-04) 4 February 1931 (age 93)
La Rioja, Argentina
Political partyJusticialist
Spouse(s)Juan Perón

María Estela Martínez Cartas de Perón (Spanish pronunciation: [isaˈβel marˈtines]; born 4 February 1931), better known as Isabel Martínez de Perón or Isabel Perón, is a former President of Argentina. She was the third wife of the former President, Juan Perón.

During her husband's third term as president from 1973 to 1974, Isabel served as both vice president and First Lady. Following her husband's death in office in 1974, Isabel served as president from 1 July 1974 to 24 March 1976.

She was arrested near her home in Spain on 12 January 2007 over the forced disappearance of an activist in February 1976.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Isabel Peron's arrest signals shift in Argentina". Los Angeles Times. 13 January 2007.

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