What did Jorge Videla do?
Jorge Rafaél Videla (born 1925) served as the leader of the coup which overthrew Isabel Perón, president of Argentina, in 1976 and held power until 1981. Although at first considered a political moderate who favored a return to democracy, he presided over a military regime noted for its violation of human rights.
When did Argentina become communist?
Communist Party of Argentina
|Communist Party of Argentina Partido Comunista de la Argentina|
|Founded||6 January 1918|
|Split from||Socialist Party|
How did Videla gain power?
General Videla rose to power in 1976, when he led a largely bloodless coup against President Isabel Martínez de Perón, widow of Juan Domingo Perón, the founder of the country’s populist movement.
Who ruled Argentina in 1980?
The National Reorganization Process consisted of four successive military juntas: 1976–1980: Jorge Rafael Videla, Emilio Eduardo Massera and Orlando Ramón Agosti.
Who were the Montoneros in Argentina?
Montoneros (Spanish: Movimiento Peronista Montonero-MPM) was an Argentine left-wing peronist guerrilla organization, active during the 1960s and 1970s. The name is an allusion to the 19th-century cavalry militias called Montoneras, who fought for the Federalist Party during the Argentine Civil Wars.