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Chapter 12: Argentine Bicentennial Scientist Hall: Originally called the Diplomatic Hall.


Chapter 12:Argentine Bicentennial Scientist Hall

It is one of the few areas that preserve the configuration of the first Government Palace, from the end of the 19th century.

It is located on the first floor above the west facade facing Plaza de Mayo -Yeah. Through its double-leaf doors, you can access one of the two lodges of the Palace which was the scene of important events . Among others, it was here that Juan Domingo Perón last appeared in public, where Pope John Paul II blessed the Argentine people during his visit in 1982, where the football team then greeted to win the 1986 World Cup and where President Mauricio Macri celebrated the beginning of his term.

Originally called the Salón de los Diplomats, it is one of the few areas that preserve the configuration of the first Government Palace, from the end of the 19th century. This hall was recovered and transformed into a space of homage to men and women of the Argentine Republic who stood out in scientific activity.

On the walls, photographs of Emma Pérez Ferreira, Florentino Ameghino, Gregorio Klimovsky, José Antonio Balseiro, Jorge Alberto Sábato, Manuel Sadosky, Francisco Pascasio Moreno, Ramón Carrillo, Rebeca Gerchsman, René Gerónimo Favaloro and Salvador Mazza. Three Nobel Prizesalso stand out: Bernardo Alberto Houssay, Luis Federico Leloir and César Milstein.

Also included is the portrait of Dr. Carlos Saavedra Lamas, the first Argentine and Latin American citizen awarded the Nobel Peace Prize(1936).


Publication Date: 05/09/2019

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