Theodore Roosevelt, first American to receive Nobel Prize for Peace

First American presented the Nobel Peace Prize was in 1906

American president Theodore Roosevelt, was the first North American to Win the Nobel Prize for Peace. He received the award in 1906. In recognition of his work on creating peace and treaty between Russia and Japan at the end of the Russo-Japanese War.

Additional Information:

Date:
      1906
Name(s):
      Theodore Roosevelt
Occupation:
      American President
Location:
      USA

Theodore Roosevelt

About:

Born:
      October 27th 1858, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Died:
      January 6, 1919, Sagamore Hill, Town of Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Spouse:
      Edith Roosevelt (m. 1886–1919),
      Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt (m. 1880–1884)
Children:
      Alice Roosevelt Longworth,
      Kermit Roosevelt,
      Quentin Roosevelt,
      Theodore Roosevelt Jr.,
      Archibald Roosevelt,
      Ethel Roosevelt Derby
Presidential term:
      September 14, 1901 – March 4, 1909

Quotes:

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.


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