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Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919)

Roosevelt, Theodore. An American statesman and man of letters; born in New York City, Oct. 27, 1858; died in 1919. He allied himself with the civil-service reform movement. He was President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He wrote: ‘The Naval War of 1812’ (1882); ‘Hunting Trips of a Ranchman’ (1885); ‘Life of Thomas Hart Benton’ (1887); ‘Gouverneur Morris’ (1888); ‘Essays on Practical Politics’ (1888); ‘Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail’ (1888); ‘Winning of the West’ (1889); ‘History of New York City’ (1891); ‘The Wilderness Hunter’ (1893); ‘American Ideals and Other Essays’ (1897); ‘Life of Oliver Cromwell’ and ‘The Strenuous Life’ (1902). In 1906 he received the Nobel Prize for Promotion of International Peace. In 1909 he undertook a hunting expedition to the heart of Africa in the interest of the Smithsonian Institution; contributing in the meantime articles for the Outlook of New York, of which he was for a time contributing editor. Among his later volumes are: ‘African Game Trails’ (1910); ‘Passages from a Possible Autobiography’ (1913); ‘Through the Brazilian Wilderness’ (1914); ‘A Booklover’s Holiday in the Open’ (1916). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).