Theodore Roosevelt Biography

Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. was an American politician, author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian who served as the 26th President of the United States. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the Progressive Party insurgency of 1912. He is known for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his "cowboy" persona and robust masculinity. Born into a wealthy family in New York City, Roosevelt was a sickly child who suffered from asthma. To overcome his physical weakness, he embraced a strenuous life. He was home-schooled and became an eager student of nature. He attended Harvard College, where he studied biology, boxed, and developed an interest in naval affairs. He quickly entered politics, determined to become a member of the ruling class. In 1881, he was elected to the New York State Assembly, where he became a leader of the reform faction of the GOP. His book, The Naval War of 1812, established him as a learned historian and writer. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Theodore Roosevelt
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Historian, Polymath, Author, Statesman, Politician, Conservationist, Police officer
Ethnicity:
Dutch-American, Scottish American, Scotch-Irish Amer
Religion:
Dutch Reformed Church, Reformed Church in America, E
Date of Birth:
October 27, 1858
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
January 6, 1919
Age at Death:
60
Cause of Death:
Cardiovascular disease
Marriages
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