Susana Ferrari Billinghurst
|Susana Ferrari Billinghurst|
March 20, 1914|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Died||August 13, 1999
During the 1943 Revolution Day in Argentina, she entered the presidential house with a symbolic bouquet, getting from the new president a historical engagement in favour of women's rights, particularly in the aviation field.
In November 1943, she made a flight to Uruguay with two other aviators (Elida Carles and Julia Perez Cattoni), officially representing the Argentine government.
Billinghurst was the grandmother of actress Luciana Pedraza, who herself is married to Hollywood legend and Oscar winner Robert Duvall. She is also the granddaughter of British General Robert Billinghurst, the niece of Argentine aviator Lisandro Billinghurst, and cousin of Guillermo Billinghurst, who was the president of Peru.
Vitry, Roberto. Mujeres Salteñas: Susana Ferrari Billinghurst. Editorial Hanne, año 2000.
- Murch, Beatrice (27 November 2012). "Robert Duvall: Hollywood’s Tanguero". Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- Artículo Star Pulse 19/6/2006- "Hollywood legend Robert Duvall discovers he married into a family of great Argentinean aviators".
- Artículo Clarin 5/7/2007- "Pioneras de la aviación argentina".
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