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Ronald Reagan

40th President of the United States
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Net worth 2018: $1.6 Million
Industry: Presidents
Residence: Tampico
Country: United States
BirthDay: 6 February 1911
Sigh: Pisces
Died On: June 5, 2004
Education: Eureka College (1932), Dixon High School
BIOGRAPHY

Ronald Reagan was bornon 6 February 1911 in Tampico, American, is 40th President of the United States. Turn the pages of history in the American politics and you are sure to find a name that changed the political and economic condition of the country for a glorious future. Ronald Reagan served as the 33rd Governor of California, an office which he served for two consecutive terms before being appointed as the 40th President of the United States of America in 1980, a position he held until January 1989. However, a peep into the life of this iconic personality leaves one perplexed watching the stark opposition between his early and later life. It is interesting to note that before taking a plunge into politics and pursuing a substantial career in the same, Reagan was in the field of entertainment and served as the radio sports announcer and later on as an actor. He even took to playing the host for several television series and held the chair of the President for Screen Actors Guild.

TIMELINE
2004

Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1984, he finally succumbed to death on June 5, 2004 after suffering from pneumonia, which was complicated by Alzheimer’s disease

1991

In 1991, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum opened in Simi Valley, California

1989

He was also instrumental in pulling down of the Berlin WallAfter serving as the President for two continuous terms, he evacuated the White House in January 1989, to move to his home in Los Angeles, California

1987

It was in 1987 under his second term that Americans and Soviets signed a historic agreement to eliminate intermediate-range nuclear missiles

1984

In the 1984 Presidential election, he again won against the Democratic candidate, Walter Mondale in a landslide victory, gaining 525 of 538 electoral votes

1983

His economic policies led to a revival of the nation’s economy in 1983 and the start of the seven glorious years of economic prosperity

1981

He was sworn in as the President of the USA on January 20, 1981

1980

He brought an end to the price controls on domestic oils which led to an unhindered supply of energy in the 1980s, much unlike the 1970s

1970

He was re-elected for a second term in 1970, which he served until 1974

1969

He narrowly escaped attempt to assassination on the 69th day of office, while he was moving out of the Washington Hilton Hotel

1966

In 1966, he ran for the first time for a government office, for the post of the Governor of California and eventually ended up winning the same by almost 1 million votes

1964

He entered into the political limelight in 1964 with his speech favouring Republican candidate Barry Goldwater

1947

From 1947 until 1952 and in 1959, he served as the President of Screen Actors Guild

1940

He married actress Jane Wayne in 1940, with whom he had three children, out of which one was adopted and one died as an infant

1937

Meanwhile, he enlisted himself at the Army Enlisted Reserve in 1937 and was called for duty in 1942

1933

Before serving as the 33rd Governor of California and the 40th President of the United States, this iconic politician was a radio sports announcer and an actor

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