Interesting Facts About President Theodore Roosevelt

Learn some interesting facts about Theodore Roosevelt and his life.
Theodore Roosevelt was a New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president.
Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27, 1858.
Theodore Roosevelt won his second presidential term in 1904.
Theodore Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in ending the Russo-Japanese War.
Theodore Roosevelt died in New York on January 6, 1919.
Theodore Roosevelt's family owned a successful plate-glass import business.
Theodore Roosevelt did not like the nickname "Teddy" his family called him "Teedy".
Theodore Roosevelt was homeschooled because of his illnesses and asthma.
Theodore Roosevelt had a passion for animals.
Theodore Roosevelt's father encouraged him to developed a rigorous physical routine that included weightlifting and boxing.
Due to Theodore Roosevelt's grief from his father passing away, after graduating magna cum laude in 1880, he enrolled at Columbia Law School to work even harder.
Theodore Roosevelt got married to Alice Hathaway Lee of Massachusetts.
Theodore Roosevelt didn't stay long at law school, instead, he joined the New York State Assembly as a representative from New York City, he was the youngest to serve in that position.
Theodore Roosevelt's wife died of Bright's disease, two days after giving birth to their daughter Alice.
Theodore Roosevelt's wife and mother both died on the exact same day, due to different illnesses.
Due to Theodore Roosevelt being a war hero, and nominated for the Medal of Honor, Roosevelt was elected governor of New York in 1898.
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