FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
WHO/ An American statesman and political leader, who served as the 32nd President of the United States.
WHEN/ January 30, 1882 - April 12, 1945
WHERE/ Born in Hyde Park, New York, U.S. Died of a Cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia, U.S.
WHY/ Roosevelt has been voted in polls as the second of third greatest U.S President of all time, crediting him with seeing America through the Great Depression and World War II. Roosevelt is also the only U.S President to have ever served more than two terms in office, and gained huge support during the repealing of Prohibition. Roosevelt's wife Eleanor played a vital role in the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
WHO/ A moderate Democrat, American Senator and served as the 33rd President of the United States.
WHEN/ May 8, 1884 - December 26, 1972
WHERE/ Born in Lamar, Missouri, U.S. Died of Multiple organ failure in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
WHY/ Truman played an important role at the end of World War II, making the decision to use the Atomic bombs against Japan to force them to surrender. Truman also assisted in the creation of the United Nations, implementing the Marshall Plan, creating the Truman Doctrine, overseeing the Berlin Airlift, the formation of NATO, and intervening in the Korean War. Truman has been ranked between 5th and 9th in the greatest U.S President's poll.
With the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, a new US President would lead them into the early stages of what would become known as the Cold War.