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Roosevelt, [Anna] Eleanor (nee Roosevelt)

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Born: 1884 AD
Died: 1962 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: First Ladies

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US diplomat, Democratic politician, and reform

 

1905 - Married Franklin Roosevelt

 

1933 - Became first lady

 

1948 - main drafter of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

 

1961 - Met JFK

 

niece of Theodore Roosevelt


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Page last updated: 12:16am, 01st Apr '07

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