Franklin D. Roosevelt





Franklin D. Roosevelt

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born
in Hyde Park, New York, The United States
January 30, 1882

died
April 12, 1945

gender
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, was the thirty-second President of the United States. Elected to four terms in office, he served from 1933 to 1945, and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms of office. He was a central figure of the 20th century during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war.

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Roosevelt created the New Deal to provide relief for the unemployed, recovery of the economy, and reform of the economic and banking systems. Although recovery of the economy was incomplete until almost 1940, many programs initiated continue to have instrumental roles in the nation's commerce, such as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FD
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Looking Forward
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1933 — 4 editions
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Fireside Chats
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1995 — 18 editions
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Great Speeches
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FDR: Selected Speeches of P...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2010
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The President's Mystery Plot
2.43 of 5 stars 2.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1967
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The Essential Franklin Dela...
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's...
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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The Public Papers And Addre...
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Nothing to Fear: Featuring ...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1946 — 4 editions
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