Jimmy Carter – the 39th President of the United States – has recently celebrated several record breaking milestones of his inauguration in 2017, and he joined George HW at Bush is the only other president in the United States Reached October 94.
On Friday, Carter becomes the longest living president in US history at the age of 94 and 172 days.
Born on October 1, 1924, the typically cheerful and modest naval lieutenant in Plains, Georgia, had a life on duty. Before taking office as president, he served as state senator in Georgia and as governor.
His presidency – recalling the Camp David agreement – the hostage-taking of Iran and the creation of ministries of energy and education – flared up during the 1980 election, when Ronald Reagan defeated him.
After leaving the White House in 1981, Carter, 56, and his wife Rosalynn returned to their hometown in southern Georgia.
Carter Remains Involved in Causes and Activities According to Carter Center Communications Director Deanna Congileo, this is most important as he participates in Carter Center's Global Peace and Health programs and builds Habitat for Humanity annually. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his work during and after his time in office. Carter continues to teach Sunday school lessons and courses at Emory University.
"Both President and Mrs. Carter are determined to use their influence as long as possible to make the world a better place. Her tireless determination and her heart have helped to improve the lives of millions of the world's poorest people, "Congileo wrote in an email to The Post.
In 2015, Carter announced that doctors had a form of melanoma 19659011] "I just thought I had a few weeks left, but I felt surprisingly well," Carter said at a press conference in August. "I had an exciting and adventurous and enjoyable one Existence. "
He received his first radiation treatment at the age of 90. Four months later, he was remarkably cancer-free.
Carter is proud to have" always told the truth. "He is also proud that the former Foreign Minister Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) "Dared with dignity, spoke on important issues, and presented a vision for our nation," during the Presidents After more than 40 years of experience, Carter told The Post in August that he regretted not having done more to unify the Democratic Party.
His message to the younger generation of 2016 was: "Stay committed. Keep doing. And be sure to vote.
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