A brief tango history by murray pfeffer a white handkerchief tied around his neck, the short coat and tight trousers and, as a last connection to the toughness of the port, the knife at his side that the new tango was for real another example is la bestia potenciada, a big hit from the tango heartland, buenos airesthe tango. The history of argentina can be divided into four main parts: basic hunters and food gatherers, montevideo and buenos aires, all of which were short-lived a new successful attempt, the may revolution of 1810, took place when it was reported that all of spain, with the exception of cádiz and león,. Buenos aires has the second largest population of jews in the americas, outside of new york city  argentina has been the uninterrupted world polo champion since 1949 and is the source of most of the world’s top 10 polo players today. In the late 1800’s, millions of european immigrants arrived on the shores of the rio de la plata in south america, in the two port cities of montevideo, uruguay and buenos aires, argentina. Major bodies of water: lake buenos aires, lake argentino, lake mar chiquita (salt lake) in central argentina, parana river, iguazu river, uruguay river, paraguay river, dulce river, la plata river, strait of magellan, san matias gulf, and the atlantic ocean.
Of all south america’s capitals, buenos aires – aka capital federal, baires, bsas or simply ba – has the most going for it seductive and cultured, sophisticated yet earthy, eclectic but with a strong identity, it never bores, seldom sleeps and invariably mesmerizes its visitors. Since 1823, charitable works in buenos aires had been carried out almost exclusively by the stodgy society of beneficence, a group of elderly, wealthy society ladies traditionally, the argentine first lady was invited to be the head of the society, but in 1946 they snubbed evita, saying she was too young. Buenos aires, the capital of argentina, is the fourth biggest city on earth, but the rest of the world has surprisingly little knowledge of this vast and p facts 10 fascinating facts about argentina kristance harlow december 5, 2013 share 612 stumble 3 tweet pin 13 +1 9 this theory of the history of the tango doesn’t.
Buenos aires was forbidden to trade with foreign countries, and the city became a smuggler's haunt the restrictive trade policy probably did little to endear spain to the colonists the british attacked buenos aires in 1806 and 1807, as spain's had come under the control of napoleonic france. The story is set around buenos aires and an estancia (ranch) near to the city of mar del plata during the 1940s, when juan perón was president it is one of sábato’s finest works, and is an exemplary piece of argentinian realist literature. Argentine literature argentine literary authors argentina argentina has a long and rich literary history in fact, argentina received its name from a poem by one of the first argentine authors other activists and authors were also influenced by the reign of juan manuel de rosas, elected governor of buenos aires many of these authors. World facts index argentina buenos aires in 1816, the united provinces of the rio plata declared their independence from spain after bolivia, paraguay, and uruguay went their separate ways, the area that remained became argentina.
Buenos aires, city and capital of argentinathe city is coextensive with the federal district (distrito federal) and is situated on the shore of the río de la plata, 150 miles (240 km) from the atlantic ocean buenos aires is one of latin america’s most important ports and most populous cities, as well as the national centre of commerce, industry, politics, culture, and technology. Argentina’s history is entangled with european history the europeans first arrived in argentina in 1502 and established their own settlement in buenos aires throughout the next two hundred years settlements were established and then abandoned. A timeline of the history of argentina by tim lambert 1516 juan de solis reaches the river plate 1526 sebastian cabot reaches the same area 1580 buenos aires is founded 1776 a viceroy of the river plate is founded with buenos aires as its capital 1806 the british capture buenos aires but soon withdraw 1810 the viceroy is deposed and a junta takes control of argentina. Visitor information-- the headquarters of buenos aires's city tourism office (tel 11/4114-5734 wwwbuegovar), responsible for all visitor information on buenos aires, is located at calle balcarce 360 in monserrat but is not open to the general public. Buenos aires - history: the city of buenos aires was founded twice it was first founded in 1536 by an expedition led by the spaniard pedro de mendoza, who named it nuestra señora santa maría del buen aire (“our lady st mary of the good air”) he was made the first governor-general of the río de la plata region.
Argentina is on the south american continent bordered by bolivia, brazil, chile, paraguay and uruguay a flight to buenos aires from london takes about 14 hours, and takes about 11 hours from new york argentina facts: geography to the east of argentina is the atlantic ocean and in the north east there is also the border to uruguay. Quick facts name pope francis occupation pope birth date december 17, 1936 (age 81) did you know pope francis, who was born in argentina, is the first pope to have come from the americas. History ask anyone from buenos aires and they will tell you that the business, history and politics of the city are the business, history and politics of argentinaas the capital of the country and home to one-third of the national population, buenos aires is the epicenter of every major argentine drama – from triumph to defeat and back.
Despite its short urban history, buenos aires has an abundant literary production its mythical-literary network has grown at the same rate at which the streets of the city earned its shores to the pampas and buildings stretched its shadow on the curb their basic tools were a ht radio transmitter and a whistle. Information, history, facts, and activities on argentina for school-age children argentina is a federal republic capitol city - buenos aires buenos aires is the most european city in latin america, full of ornate french style buildings fronted along tree lined boulevards with fountains, parks and sidewalk cafes la boca is a. A short history of argentina by tim lambert colonial argentina buenos aires was founded in 1580 to give access to the sea yet the southern part of argentina was left in the hands of the natives finally in 1776 a new viceroy of the river plate was formed with buenos aires as its capital a brief history of peru a brief history of. The capital city of argentina is buenos aires argentina has a population of over 42 million people (42,610,981) as of july 2013 argentina borders the andes mountain range to the west, the highest point is mount aconcagua 6,962 m (22,841 ft) located in the mendoza province.