Evita mural in Buenos Aires by Martin Ron

Today is the birthday of Eva Perón more commonly known as Evita who was born on 7 May 1919 and died of cancer aged 33 on 26 July 1952. Argentine street artist Martin Ron has painted a huge mural of Evita in Caseros to commemorate her birth. Photos by Buenos Aires Street Art.

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Mural depicting the iconic scene of Evita addressing the ‘shirtless Ones’ on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires

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Mural of Evita with microphone

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Evita and Juan Domingo Perón

A second mural depicts a famous photo taken in 1952 of former Argentine president Juan Domingo Perón hugging his wife after receiving a medal from workers.

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‘The Hug’ known as ‘El Abrazo’ with Juan Domingo Peron hugging his wife Eva

All photos © Buenos Aires Street Art

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