John F. Kennedy (full name John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy) was born on Tuesday, May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA and was of Irish descent. He was the 35th President of the United States.
Biography and Career:
John F. Kennedy got his graduation degree from Harvard in 1940 and joined the Navy in 1943. He made his identification as a hero when his PT boat was about to sunk by the destruction of Japanese attacker ten he rescued and saved a large number of people.
After returning from war he entered in Democratic congress and on 12 September married a beautiful girl. His glorious (profiles in courage) is well known to all and won Pulitzer Prize.
John F. Kennedy got the Democratic nomination for Vice President in 1956 and was able to be first ballot nominee for pr
esident after four years. His debates with Republican candidate Nixon got world wide fame and he won the presidency by a very narrow margin.
John F. Kennedy got the peak of fame by saying Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. His ambition was to make America again an accelerating power. Moreover his economic policies helped U.S to maintain a stable Economy to a large extent.
He tried to overcome unhygienic condition of poverty and unemployment. He called for new civil rights legislations and took some serious steps for equality of rights of common people. He was the 2nd youngest President.
He was the 1st only catholic President. The famous events occurred during his government are the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban missile crisis, the space race and early events of Vietnam War.
John F. Kennedy became the victim of a bullet on November 22, 1963. He was the 2nd President to be assassinated.
- Being born on May 29, John F. was a Gemini.
- his ethnicity: White.
- his mother's name: Rose Kennedy.
- his father's name: Joseph P. Kennedy.
- Brothers : Robert F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy.
- Sisters : Kathleen Kennedy, Rosemary Kennedy.
John F. Kennedy had studied at Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT (in 1935) and then he attended the London School of Economics (summer in 1935, left due to jaundice).
John F. dated Jacqueline Bouvier (wife) and amongst other amorous encounters was Marilyn Monroe (love affair).
He died on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dallas; cause of death: assassination.
Why is John F. Kennedy Famous?
He is famous because he wrote profiles in Courage, which won the Pulitzer Prize in history and famous due to his saying Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Why do we like John F. Kennedy?
We like him because his administration gave new hope for both the equal rights of Americans and the peace of the world.