Richard M. Nixon was born on Thursday, January 09, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California, USA. He was the 37th President of the United States.
Biography and Career:
Richard M. Nixon was a very intellectual and brilliant student of Whittier College and Duke University Law School. When he completed his education with great honor, he started practicing law. He got married to Patricia Ryan and had two daughters. He served as Navy Lieutenant in World War 2.
Richard M. Nixon won the senate seat and after two years General Eisenhower appointed him as his running mate.
He lost the election of presidency against John F. Kennedy by a very narrow margin in 1960. He was once again nominated for the Presidential run and defeated Hubert H. Humphrey.
During his presidency he tried his bes
t to establish a long-lasting peace in the region. He visited to maintain a constant peace process. He also played a key role in the negotiation for the resolution of disengagement agreements between Israel and its oppositions Egypt and Syria.
Richard M. Nixon's popularity was greatly damaged by the water gate scandal. He was the president who resigned the office and strangely got the presidency and vice presidency a times.
He was one of the youngest Vice President in history. When he got retirement, he became a prolific author. When he worked as an elder statesman, his image became more positive in public opinion. He became the victim of debilitating stroke in 1994 and died in 81 years old.
- 5' 10' (178 cm) height.
Being born on Jan 09, Richard was a Capricorn.
Richard Nixon died on Friday, April 22, 1994, in New York City, cause of death: stroke.
Richard Nixon dated Pat Nixon.
Why is Richard Nixon Famous?
He is famous because he was the 37th president of United States and in his last years he gained praise as and elder statesman. By the time of his death on April 22, 1994, he had written numerous books on his experiences in public life and on foreign policy. His foreign policy initiatives were largely successful, his ground breaking visit to the People's Republic of China in 1972 opened diplomatic relations between the two nations.
Why do we like Richard Nixon?
We like him because he was a peace lover and tried his best to maintain a constant peace in the region. He was very intelligent, intellectual and experienced leader and politician.