Facts About Ronald Reagan  

Ronald Reagan was a very popular US president, who held the office during the heights of the Cold War. His presidency was marked with a lot of development for the nation, and this way the time when the US was concentrating more on its defense and military resources.

Here are some facts about Ronald Regan, which one should know about this great American president.

  • Ronald Regan was the 40th president of the United States of America
  • He was elected as the American President in year 1981 and remained in office for eight long years, till the year 1989.
  • He belonged to the Republican Party.
  • He is the oldest U.S. President to be elected to office till date. He was as old as 77 years when he retired from office in 1989.
  • The strong economic policies enacted by him in 1981 became popular as ‘Reaganomics’, which mainly emphasized on entrepreneurship and judicious spending.
  • He was a native of Tampico, Illinois.
  • He took birth on February 6 in the year 1911.
  • He was born as a 2nd son to Nellie Wilson and John Reagan.
  • He was nicknamed as ‘Dutch’ in his childhood. Interestingly, he was named so by his father as he felt that small Reagan resembled a Dutchman with his peculiar haircut and physical appearance.
  • Ronald received his primary education at Dixon, where he was engaged actively in acting, sports, and storytelling. However, he received most of his higher education at the Eureka College in Illinois.
  • He was married to Nancy D. Reagan.
  • He had an impressive height of 6 ft, 1 inch.
  • Before being elected as the President of the United States of America, he served as the California Governor.
  • However, before he entered into politics, he used to work as a radio commentator and announcer, actor and even as a public speaker.
  • His main hobbies included swimming and riding.
  • His favorite pet was his dog, which was named Rex.
  • After a successful term in office, Ronald Reagan finally succumbed to Pneumonia on June 5 in the year 2004.
  • Owing to the great political views Reagan offered to the world, he is often remembered by many as the ‘Great Communicator’ or the ‘Gripper’.

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Facts About Ronald Reagan




Famous-Quotes-By-Ronald-Reagan      Ronald Reagan was one among the greatest presidents of the United States of America. Elected as the 40th U.S. President in 1981, he served in office for eight consecutive years, till 1989. His path-breaking and strong political and economic views made him popular worldwide as the ‘Great Communicator’ or the ‘Gripper’. In fact, the economic views pertaining to entrepreneurship and saving money became popular in 1981 as ‘Reaganomics’. More..




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