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Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945)


Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt. His father was 54 at the time of FDR's birth and already had a grown son, nicknamed "Rosy". Sarah was only 27 when FDR was born. Growing up, FDR had a happy but sheltered childhood. His family was very wealthy and FDR had a very privileged ... See full bio »

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United We Stand
United We Stand Himself
(1942)
Universal Newsreel
(1945)
Universal Newsreel
(1945)
Universal Newsreel
(1945)

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Other Works:

TV commercial (archive sound from his 1933 Presidential Inauguration speech) for Google Nexus 7 (voice over). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 97 Print Biographies | 53 Portrayals | 16 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

FDR | Delano Roosevelt | Franklin Delano Roosevelt | Franlin D. Roosevelt | Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt | President Franklin D. Roosevelt | President Franklin Delano Roosevelt | President Roosevelt

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[after the attack on Pearl Harbor] No matter how long it may take us, the American people in their righteous might will win through to absolute victory. See more »

Trivia:

Spoke both French and German, albeit with a distinct New England accent. He also had a limited knowledge of Latin. See more »

Nickname:

F.D.R. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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