It was the morning of May 7, 1919, in full Tragic Week, when the political turmoil and social instability risk the daily reality of the Argentine. The newly-born General Viamonte, Buenos Aires district of Los Toldos, Maria Eva Duarte, could not imagine that three decades later, in its heyday, loved and hated, would deliver a heartbreaking farewell.

"I have one big ambition for me to say that Peron was beside a woman who was dedicated to convey the hopes of the people, who then became beautiful realities Perón," he said and ill with cancer, August 31 1951, to resign from the candidacy for vice president. That speech was one of the most memorable statements of the political history of Argentina and Evita's life.

He arrived in Buenos Aires Junín, in 1935, when Argentines still recovering from the tragic death of Carlos Gardel. In the big city met the man of her life in January 1944.

As he grew older he was checking the desolation around her, akin to a growing sense of rebellion against social injustice. That reality definitively seal his fate and his approach to the most humble. Was "Eva" for the ruling class and the extreme anti-Peronism. And it was "Evita" for millions of workers, the elderly and children to shrines erected in his name and honor.

Country flooded homes, schools, transit, city children, working-class neighborhoods, clinics, hospitals and polyclinics. In addition to summer camps and legislation that claimed, among other things, the severed right of women to vote.

His death, at 20.25 the cold July 26, 1952, fell, momentarily, the arms of people who followed. "Embraced the whole country will give it, because there are still suffering, because there is still sick and there is a tear to rinse," said one of his recent speeches. Fought and died at age 33. Today would have turned 92.

Source La Nación