Short Biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt, also known as FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States, serving from 1933 until his death in 1945. He is the only president in American history to be elected to four terms in office. He led the country through some of its most trying times, including the Great Depression and World War II.

During the Great Depression, Roosevelt implemented a series of economic programs, known as the New Deal, to provide relief, recovery and reform to the American people. The New Deal programs helped to stabilize the economy and provide assistance to those in need.

After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Roosevelt led the country into World War II and played a key role in the alliance with the Soviet Union, China and Great Britain, that defeated the Axis powers. He was a masterful leader, who through his speeches and Fireside chats, was able to keep the morale of the American people high, and rally them for the war effort.

Roosevelt's leadership and policies had a lasting impact on the country and the world, and he is widely considered to be one of the greatest American presidents in history.