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Franklin D. Roosevelt


Who is Franklin D. Roosevelt?

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States. A Democrat, he was elected four times and served from March 1933 to his death in April 1945. He was a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and total war. A dominant leader of the Democratic Party, he built a New Deal Coalition that realigned American politics after 1932, as his New Deal domestic policies defined American liberalism for the middle third of the 20th century.

  • also known as FDR, Franklin D. Rossevelt, Franklin D Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, The Squire of Hyde Park, The Sphinx, That Man In the White House, Houdini In the White House, F.D.R., Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Delano Roosevelt, President Roosevelt, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franlin D. Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • born on (133 years ago) in Hyde Park, child of Sara Roosevelt and James Roosevelt I
  • ethnicity: French American, Dutch-American, White people
  • nationality: United States of America
  • religion: Episcopal Church, Protestantism
  • education:
  • profession: Politician, lawyer, writer, corporate lawyer, soldier
  • Marriage with Eleanor Roosevelt between and (40 years)
  • parent of
  • died on (70 years ago) in Warm Springs of cerebral hemorrhage
  • buried in Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
  • written works: "Ah that voice", "The pathway to peace", "The war messages of Franklin D. Roosevelt, December 8, 1941 to April 13, 1945", "Public addresses of Franklin Delano Roosevelt", "Correspondence Between Stalin, Roosevelt, Truman, Churchill and Attlee During World War II", "Great speeches", "Rousevelt and Frankfurter", "Combats pour demain", "Last address of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt", "As FDR said", "The wisdom and wit of Franklin D. Roosevelt", "Memorable quotations of Franklin D. Roosevelt", "Porquê nos armamos", ""Cycles of Darkness"", "Address of President Roosevelt, December 29, 1940", "The navy and the war", "Olhando para o futuro", "The sunny side of FDR", "D-day prayer", "Records of the town of Hyde Park, Dutchess county", "The essential Franklin Delano Roosevelt", "F.D.R., columnist", "Unser weg", "Nossa democracia em ação", "La nostra strada", "Development of United States foreign policy", "Our President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt", "Our democracy in action", "The Bible and the nations", "Living words of F. D. Roosevelt", "Mr. Roosevelt speaks", "My friends; twenty-eight history making speeches", "The great betrayal", "The Fireside Chats of Franklin Delano Roosevelt", "Whither bound?", "F.D.R., his personal letters", "Franklin D. Roosevelt, diary & itineraries", "Government--not politics", "F. D. R. lives on", "Blick vorwärts", "A message from the President to the Belgian people", "Infamy Speech"
  • filmography: "Fala: The President's Dog"
  • award: - Raven Award (Comment: (posthumous) Reader of the Year, accepted by Eleanor Roosevelt)
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Franklin D. Roosevelt a.k.a. Franklin Roosevelt is a fictional film character, theater character.


  1. "Franklin D. Roosevelt" is a serialized work written by Frank Burt Freidel.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Non-fiction
    • released in (64 years ago)
    • award: - National Book Award for History nomination for Frank Burt Freidel
  2. "Franklin D. Roosevelt" is a book by Ernest Kidder Lindley.
    • also known as "Franklin D. Roosevelt; a career in progressive democracy"
  3. "Franklin D. Roosevelt" is a book by Patrick Renshaw.


Franklin D. Roosevelt is a station of the Paris Métro serving both Lines 1 and 9. With 12.19m passengers annually, Franklin D. Roosevelt is the fourteenth busiest station in the Paris Métro system.

  • also known as Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris
  • part of Paris


  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt a.k.a. Franklin D Roosevelt is an educational institution, school.
  2. Franklin D. Roosevelt a.k.a. Franklin D Roosevelt is a school, educational institution.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the 1940s (2006)

by James Gilbert Ryan, Leonard C. Schlup

HOWLETT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM President Roosevelt wanted to establish a repository library at Hyde Park, New York, to collect, collate, and preserve the papers, materials, and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Presidency (2015)

by Richard S. Conley

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Foreign Affairs. 3 vols. Cambridge , MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969. Rauch, Basil, ed. The Roosevelt Reader: Selected Speeches, Messages, Press Conferences, and Letters ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Poverty (2006)

by Mehmet Odekon

1932: Just two days after being inaugurated as president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt issues an executive order requiring all U.S. banks to close for four days until an emergency session of Congress is held. Four days later ...

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We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power. (Franklin D. Roosevelt)
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