Juan Domingo Peron he was overthrown as democratic president between September 16 and 23, 1955 by the self-proclaimed “liberating revolution“. That civic-military dictatorship ruled the Argentinian republic until 1958, but banned Peronism until the 1970s. One of the things he also did was seize the assets of peron.
These are objects from the daily life of the former president such as clothing, accessories, household items, gifts, decorations and the famous car “The Justicialista”. Each and every one of them will be exhibited in the Kirchner Cultural Center (CCK)after almost 68 years.
Those assets were seized by the de facto government of Pedro Eugenio Aramburu after bombing the Plaza de Mayo in June 1955, killing more than 300 civilians and seizing power. Over time, they were confiscated and deposited in the Municipal Bank of the City of Buenos Airessite that officiated for decades as legal depository.
Last year, after a not very extensive judicial process, the Ministry of Culture of the Nation obtained custody of all assets, including the aforementioned car. The recovery allows us to build a moment that was unfortunate and dramatic for history, but also to restore a heritage that is historic for the Argentine people as a whole, beyond their partisan affinities.
The authorities of the culture Ministry They state that the assets of peron They have a very important historical and cultural value. These are “the sample of the dispossession through which the self-styled ‘liberating revolution‘ he laid out his offensive.
“If Perón was deprived of his assets, then the workers could also be deprived of theirs,” they argued. The restitution as assets of cultural interest aims to “recover the historical weight and raise the flags of memory for the present and for our future.”
In the exhibition, the historical curiosity of two plaques offered by the former president of the Peru, Manuel Odria; ceremonial objects delivered by workers of Chili; medals alluding to peron and Avoid; a musical instrument; and two oils on canvas: “countryman” of Roberto Holden Jaraand “spanish lady“, of Vincent Nicolau Cotanda.
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