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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 10 July 1921Brookline, Massachusetts, USA
Date of Death 11 August 2009Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameEunice Mary Kennedy

Mini Bio (1)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver was born on July 10, 1921 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Eunice Mary Kennedy. She was a producer, known for Arnold Schwarzenegger: Hollywood Hero (1999), Victory & Valor: Special Olympics World Games (1991) and The Minerva Awards 2007: Eunice Kennedy Shriver (2007). She was married to Sargent Shriver. She died on August 11, 2009 in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

Spouse (1)

Sargent Shriver (23 May 1953 - 11 August 2009) (her death) (5 children)

Trivia (13)

Fifth of nine children of Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy with Rose Kennedy.
Mother-in-law of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Children: Robert Shriver (b. 1954), Maria Shriver (b. 1955), Tim Shriver (b. 1959), Mark (b. 1964) and Anthony Shriver (b. 1965).
Daughter of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy.
Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1998.
Founded the Special Olympics in 1968.
She was the first living American woman to be portrayed on U.S. legal tender (the Special Olympic coins of 1995).
With the death of Rosemary Kennedy on January 7, 2005, she is the oldest living child of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy.
Her brother Ted Kennedy passed away 15 days after her death. With his death, Jean Kennedy Smith remains the last surviving child of the American political dynasty that was created by the marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Kennedy.
She predeceased her brother Senator Ted Kennedy, who was too ill to attend her funeral, by 14 days.

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