Dwight D. Eisenhower



Dwight D. Eisenhower was an American Army General and 34th President of United States, born on 14 October 1890, In Denison, Texas, U.S.

Family Background:

He was the son of David Jacob Eisenhower and his wife Ida Stover Eisenhower. He was the third of seven boys of his parents.

Personal Life:

Dwight D. Eisenhower married Mamie Geneva Doud on 1st July 1916. They had two sons. Doud Dwight Eisenhower and John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower. Doud Dwight Eisenhower had died at the age of three.


He had completed his school education at Abilene High School from Kansas and completed graduation in 1909.


After completing graduation, He had joined his father’s creamery and had worked pastime as a firefighter. In 1911, He had got an appointment at the United State Military Academy in New York. In 1915, He had passed out the academy and had been commissioned as a second lieutenant. After being a commissioned, He had served at various campus an Texas and Georgia. He had held the number of an important post during his military career. He had been commanded a battalion of tanks, worked as the chief military aide to General MacArthur, and had served as an assistant military adviser to the Philippine government, and had also been Chief of Staff to General Walter Krueger. In 1941, after the Pearl Harbor attack and had been appointed to the General staff in Washington and had been given the responsibility to formulate the major war plans to Setback Japan and Germany. In November 1942, He had been made “Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force of the North African Theater of Operations”. In 1942, After the success of Operation Torch, He became the “Supreme Allied Commander in Europe”. In December 1944, He had been promoted to the rank of five stars General. In 1945, after the surrender of the German Army, He had been made Military Governor of the US occupied Zone. In 1948, He had been selected as a President of Columbia University till 1950. On May 31, 1952, He had retired from his Military career. After retire, He had announced candidacy of the US President as the Republican party candidate.

On March 1969, He died at the age of 78, due to heart failure.

Unknown Facts:

  • He never saw active combat.
  • He had been once President of Columbia University.
  • He was an avid painter in his later years.

Master Stroke:

  • He had been the first president, who ride in Helicopter in 1957.
  • When he had been President, He had spent around two months in Helicopter.

Awards and Achievements:

  • During his Army duration, He had received many medals and honors.
  • He had received the World War II Victory Medal.
  • He had received the Order of Victory Medal.
  • In 1999, He had awarded Civitan International World Citizenship Award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Dwight D. Eisenhower, Make your like goal. Give respect to everyone.

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