Dardel, already with a son and daughter, supplied Raoul with a brother a sister. The new family became very close. Although Dardel was a very influential and well-off man, the rest of Raoul’s family was also rich and powerful. One was an ambassador to the Swedish embassy in Japan and another a bishop for the Lutheran church. One uncle was the first professor of neurology and another was a jeweler and advisor to the king.
“Cough, cough.” Today that is the sound of an average cold, but imagine if it was a sign of your pending death. The Black Death began in 1347 and continued to devastate Europe until 1351 . The Black Death killed over 1/3 of the population, it was estimated that 25 million people in Europe died from plague . Every aspect of the population was affected. Lives were lost, and members of the different communities lives were changed.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 24, 1855. He was the son of successful banker, Thomas Mellon. His father was who was a Scots-Irish immigrant from, Northern Ireland and his mother was Sarah Negley Mellon, he also had a brother named Richard. He was educated at the Western University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1873. He comes from a very successful and wealthy family, The Mellon family is known for the Mellon Bank which is now called Bank of New York Mellon.
Donald was the fourth of five children of Frederick C. and Mary MacLeod Trump. Frederick Trump was a builder and real estate developer who came to specialize in constructing and operating middle income apartments in the Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn. Donald was an energetic, assertive child, and his parents sent him to the New York Military Academy at age 13, hoping the discipline of the school would harness his energy in a more productive manner. Trump did well at the academy, both socially and academically, rising to be a star athlete and student leader by the time he graduated in 1964. He entered Fordham University and then transferred to the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania from which he graduated in 1968 with a degree in economics (Donald Trump Biography).
Indigenous to Minnesota and ex-goalie for the “Fighting Sioux,” self-made millionaire Ralph Engelstad may have been one of the leading philanthropists in America. Ralph was most widely known for his numerous donations to his former college and for his devotion to the handicapped. Born January 28, 1930, he grew up in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, about 70 miles from Grand Forks. He was the grandson of a Norwegian immigrant farmer, second in line in a family of five children born to Christian and Madeline Engelstad. The son of a salesman, Ralph attended St. Bernard’s Catholic School and began working when he was just twelve years old.
Or was it the way most Americans remember him, because of the way he died? John Fitzgerald Kennedy could be among the most memorable presidents because of all these ideas combined. If one little thing about the way he grew up hadn’t happened the way it did then he may not be the incredible president we remember him as. Although born into a politically prominent family on May 29, John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s path to presidential popularity had begun way before he was born. In 1849, JFK’s great grandfather emigrated from Ireland to Boston and worked for minimum wage for all of his life that he resided in America (Historic World Leaders).
During his presidency, Roosevelt led the United States through the worst crises of the century, The Great Depression and World War II (Britannica School). Roosevelt was very likable and many of people thought of him as a father figure(Burns). Before he was elected into office, Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio and was the first president with a major disability. Roosevelt was also the first president to use technology to give speeches. The speeches he gave were over the radio and called Fireside Chats.
Soon after his self-education, Lin... ... middle of paper ... ... one of the greatest presidents in history for all that he did for the country he cared so much for. Works Cited "Abraham Lincoln." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition (July 2010): 1-3. Academic Search Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed February 24, 2011). Henretta, James A., and David Brody.
During his last year at Harvard he became 1 My Favorite President Officer Mannarino February 14, 2014 Cadet V. Bustillos engaged to Eleanor Roosevelt, niece of Theodore Roosevelt a... ... middle of paper ... ...was president for four terms from 1933 until his death in April 12, 1945. To me President Roosevelt was a big inspiration based on the fact that he may not been a success in all of his ventures, he continued on, he did not allow his paralysis from polio prevent him from walking even if it was just briefly. Roosevelt was a proud man and did not want Americans to think he was helpless. Roosevelt even designed his own wheelchair out of a desk chair and bicycle tires. President Roosevelt dealt with a lot throughout his presidency and showed strong character.
He was one of many that helped hide Jews during the holocaust, and or helped Jewish people escape the holocaust horrors, proving that he is an upstander of the holocaust. Wallenberg decided to help many people for the couple of years that he was in Budapest. Raoul Gustav Wallenberg would be remembered for something like this until the day that he died. Raoul’s bravery, kindness, help, and support towards the Jewish people showed that he cared enough to help them when he could have stayed in Sweden and ignored the letter. Raoul Wallenberg is truly a holocaust upstander, because without people like him we would have ne Jewish people left to be our friends, or our family.