Isabel Martínez de Perón

Birth Name: María Estela Martínez Carta

Place of Birth: La Rioja, Argentina

Date of Birth: February 4, 1931

Ethnicity:
*75% Spanish
*25% Argentinian (Spanish, Portuguese, possibly other)

Isabel Martínez de Perón is an Argentinian politician. A member of the Justicialist Party, she served as President of Argentina, from 1 July, 1974 to 24 March, 1976. She was also First Lady of Argentina, from 1973 to 1974, and Vice President of Argentina, from 12 October, 1973 to 1 July, 1974.

She is the first female president of any country in the world.

President Martínez de Perón’s was the daughter of María Josefa (Cartas Olguín) and Carmelo Martínez Rosales. She was married to Juan Perón, and assumed the presidency of Argentina upon his death.

President Martínez de Perón’s paternal grandparents and maternal grandfather were Spanish, while her maternal grandmother was of Spanish, Portuguese, and possibly other, ancestry, possibly with many generations in Argentina.

President Martínez de Perón’s paternal grandparents were Julián Martínez Rubis (the son of Manuel Martínez and María Rubis) and Juana Rosales Moreno (the daughter of Juan Rosales and Eusebia Moreno). Julián and Juana were Spanish immigrants.

President Martínez de Perón’s maternal grandfather was Luis de la Cruz Carta Brito (the son of José Miguel Carta and Juana Brito). Luis was a Spanish immigrant.

President Martínez de Perón’s maternal grandmother was Magdalena Olguin Seco (the daughter of Luis Olguin Achega and Juana Seco). Magdalena was born in Gualeguaychú, Argentina. Luis was the son of Pedro Pablo Olguin and Victoria Achega. The surname “Achega” is usually Portuguese.

Source: Genealogy of Isabel Martínez de Perón – http://www.genealogiafamiliar.net

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