Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

… experience should teach us that it is always the unexpected that does occur!

 
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Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962, First Lady (Franklin Delano Roosevelt), U. S. Delegate to the United Nations, Column, My Day, August 15,1936

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Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Born: October 11, 1884
  • Died: November 7, 1962
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: First Lady

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States. Roosevelt served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements.

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