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.
- Theodore Roosevelt: Biographical
Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858–January 6, 1919) was born in New York into one of the old Dutch families which had settled in America in the seventeenth century.
- Theodore Roosevelt: Facts
Theodore Roosevelt, President of the USA, received the Peace Prize for having negotiated peace in the Russo-Japanese war in 1904-5.
- Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Lecture
International Peace | It is with peculiar pleasure that I stand here today to express the deep appreciation I feel of the high honor conferred upon me by the presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Theodore Roosevelt: Acceptance Speech
Since President Roosevelt was not present at the award ceremony on December 10, 1906, Mr. Herbert H.D. Peirce1, American envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to Norway, accepted the prize on his behalf. Mr. Peirce’s speech2, which included the reading of a telegram from the President, follows:
- Theodore Roosevelt: Nominations
Nominated on 7 occasions for the Nobel Prize in…
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- Theodore Roosevelt – Wikipedia
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (/ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROH-zə-velt;[a] October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.
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With the assassination of President William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, became the 26th and youngest President in the Nation’s history (1901-1909). He brought new excitement and power to the office, vigorously leading Congress and the American public toward progressive reforms and a strong foreign policy.
- Theodore Roosevelt – Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor …
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.
- Theodore Roosevelt – U.S. Presidents – HISTORY.com
Theodore Roosevelt believed in a vigorous lifestyle. During his presidency, he even participated in a boxing match that left him blind in one eye.
- Theodore Roosevelt – Almanac of Theodore Roosevelt – 26th …
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
- Theodore Roosevelt and the Invention of Media Spin – The Atlantic
He used public opinion, the press, leaks to Congress, and Upton Sinclair to reform unconscionable industries, like the meatpackers.
October 27th 1858, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
January 6, 1919, Sagamore Hill, Town of Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Edith Roosevelt (m. 1886–1919),
Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt (m. 1880–1884)
Alice Roosevelt Longworth,
Theodore Roosevelt Jr.,
Ethel Roosevelt Derby
September 14, 1901 – March 4, 1909
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.