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Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882–1945)

  • By: Richard M. Flanagan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

U.S. president

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was president of the United States from 1933 to 1945. In the poll of historians and other academic experts conducted in 1948 by historian Arthur Schlesinger Sr. and in similar polls thereafter, Roosevelt is consistently ranked ...

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