Rooseveltall sons of Cornelius Roosevelt. He had an older sister, Anna nicknamed "Bamie"a younger brother, Elliottand a younger sister, Corinne. His paternal grandfather was of Dutch descent;  his other ancestry included primarily Scottish and Scots-Irish, English  and smaller amounts of German, Welsh, and French.
October 27, by NCC Staff Theodore Roosevelt was one of most dynamic Presidents in White House history, and on the occasion of his birthday, here are 10 fascinating facts about the 26th President. Born on October 27, in Manhattan, Roosevelt survived the tragedy of losing his wife and his own mother to illness on the same day inan assassination attempt inand an extremely dangerous military charge in Cuba in The former President passed away in at the age 60 from a blood clot that had lodged in his heart.
He had been in declining health for several years. Here are some interesting facts about the most dynamic of American Presidents. As a child, Roosevelt witnessed the Abraham Lincoln funeral procession.
There is a photo of the young Roosevelt perched in a window watching the procession in New York City in April that surfaced in the s. Theodore Roosevelt had a really, really good memory. But biographer and historian Edmund Morris cited several documented cases where Roosevelt was able to recite obscure poetry and other content well over a decade after he read the documents.
Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt were fifth cousins. Roosevelt agreed because he was thinking of running for President in No one thought that Roosevelt would take over for McKinley later in Roosevelt was the first President to win a Nobel Peace Prize. As President, Roosevelt adopted an aggressive foreign policy, but he also saw America as deserving a role as a global peacemaker.
Inhe convinced Japan and Russia to attend a peace conference in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to end their conflict.
TR was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts. Roosevelt also settled a dispute between France and Germany over the division of Morocco. Roosevelt was a prolific writer. Aided by his excellent memory and his always-high energy level, TR wrote about 35 books in his lifetime and an estimatedletters.
And he did write an autobiography! He was also the father of the modern U. To say Roosevelt was obsessed with naval power would be an understatement.
Navy during the War of is still cited today. He also served as the Undersecretary of the Navy as the conflict started with Cuba inand he sent the American navy on a worldwide tour in as a show of strength. And then there was his ultimate naval power achievement: Roosevelt was a grad college dropout.
While Roosevelt graduated from Harvard, he left law school at Columbia without receiving a degree. Roosevelt had become focused on local politics and lost interest in a legal career. Roosevelt was blind in one eye after a boxing injury in the White House.
The President continued with his hobby of boxing well into his presidency. He suffered a detached retina in a bout inand stopped fighting.Nov 13, · Watch video · Edith Roosevelt () was an American first lady () and the second wife of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States.
Theodore Roosevelt, the second of four children, was born on Oct. 27, , in New York City. As a child, he struggled against frailty, nearsightedness and asthma.
His love for reading helped foster a love for nature and the outdoors. Theodore Roosevelt (–) served as America's 26th president. Nicknamed the "Trust Buster" for fighting corruption in the industry, and more affectionately known as "Teddy," Roosevelt was a larger-than-life personality.
With the assassination of President William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, became the 26th and youngest President in the Nation’s history (). Most important person: Theodore Roosevelt By: Adora Stephenson Mod: 1 Theodore Roosevelt changed a lot of event in my eyes.
He started small such as being a police commissioner. Teddy changes the armed force as we know it. A list of 33 achievements of Theodore Roosevelt's presidential administration, created while he was running for president on the Progressive Party ticket. Creation Date: Creator: Unknown.
Citation (Chicago Style): List of Theodore Roosevelt's notable achievements as president. Prints and Photographs division.