Historian, presidential speechwriter, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of books on the presidencies of Andrew Jackson, Harry Truman, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy . His most famous works include The Age of Jackson (1945), The Vital Center: The Politics of Freedom (1949), and A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House (1965).
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|FULL NAME:||Arthur Schlesinger Jr.|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 15, 1917|
|AGE:||102 years old|
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. is a Historian. With his first wife, Marian Cannon, he had four children. Following his 1970 divorce from Cannon, he wed Alexandra Emmet Allan, with whom he had another child. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1938. From 1943-45, he served in a spy ring managed by the Office of Strategic Services, a precursor to the CIA.
DID YOU KNOW He worked as a special assistant and speechwriter to President John F. Kennedy, and he was later a major supporter of Robert Kennedy’s ill-fated presidential campaign.
FACT During the presidential administration of Harry S. Truman, Schlesinger was one of several founders of a prominent group called Americans for Democratic Action.
Currently, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. is 102 years old. He will celebrate his 103rd birthday on a Monday, October 15th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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