“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Dwight David Eisenhower
Date of Birth:
October 14, 1890
Date of Death:
March 28, 1969
Dwight David Eisenhower , nicknamed "Ike", was a General of the Army in the United States Army and U.S. politician, who served as the thirty-fourth President of the United States . During the Second World War, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe, with responsibility for planning and supervising the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO.
As President, he oversaw the cease-fire of the Korean War, kept up the pressure on the Soviet Union during the Cold War, made nuclear weapons a higher defense priority, launched the Space Race, enlarged the Social Security program, and began the Interstate Highway System.