José López Rega

José López Rega (17 October 1916 – 9 June 1989) was Argentina's Minister of Social Welfare during the Peronist government started in 1973 by Juan Perón and continued after Perón's death in 1974 by his third wife and vice-president, Isabel Martínez de Perón (1974–76), until the coup d'etat of 1976 that initiated the so-called National Reorganization Process (1976–83) under Jorge Videla's direction. Earlier a Federal Police corporal, he was made Comisario General of police, the highest rank, under Isabel Perón's rule. He was known as El Brujo and the Argentine Evola, in reference to fascist esotericist Julius Evola.

Read more about José López Rega:  Before Juan Perón's Return, Perón's Return and The September Elections, Juan Perón's Death and Isabel Perón's Presidency, López Rega's Fall

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