Eleanor Roosevelt

US First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

Full Name: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Profession: US First Lady

United States of America

Biography: The longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

A controversial First Lady for her outspokenness, she was the first presidential spouse to hold press conferences, write a syndicated newspaper column, and speak at a national convention.

Born: October 11, 1884
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra

Died: November 7, 1962 (aged 78)
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  • 1903-11-22 Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt are engaged
  • 1942-08-27 Soviet woman sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko arrives in Washington D.C., the 1st Soviet citizen welcomed at the White House, by Eleanor Roosevelt

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