World War 2 Leaders

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

About Franklin Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York . Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio in 1921. He became the 32nd U.S. president in 1933, and was the only president to be elected four times. Roosevelt led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, and greatly expanded the powers of the federal government through a series of programs and reforms known as the New Deal. Roosevelt died in Georgia in 1945.