Eleanor Roosevelt


Eleanor Roosevelt
noun
wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑diplomat, ↑diplomatist, ↑writer, ↑author

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Eleanor Roosevelt [Eleanor Roosevelt]
(1884–1962) the wife of US President Franklin D Roosevelt, whom she married in 1905. She was also the ↑niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. She was known for supporting the rights of women and minority groups. After her husband’s death, she became a US representative at the ↑United Nations and helped to write the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).

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