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Who was Ronald Reagan?
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States of America, the symbolic leader of the country. His presidency began in 1981 and ended in 1989. He was 69 years old when he first began his term of office on January 20, 1981.

Ronald Reagan's Nickname Meanings
Ronald Wilson Reagan
was named after the family name of his mother 'Nelle Wilson Reagan'. He had a variety of nicknames including The Great Communicator, Dutch, Ronald the Right, The Teflon President and The Jelly Bean Man. His nickname, The Gipper came from his days as a movie star when he starred in a movie called Knute Rockne, All American, in which he played a character called "George the Gipper". The Teflon President resulted from his ability to survive any scandals untarnished.


Description and Picture of Ronald Reagan
The picture of Ronald Reagan portrays an interesting image of what this famous man looked like. The picture shows the clothing and the hairstyle that was fashionable during his presidency. He is described as a striking figure, being 6 feet 1 inches in height and 185 pounds in weight. He had blue colored eyes and his thick brown hair. Ronald Reagan had the looks of a movie star, had acted in over 50 movies, and was popular and well known to the American public. He took good care of his athletic appearance and looked young for his age.

Character and Personality Traits: What was Ronald Reagan like?
The personality of Ronald Reagan is described as an extrovert, genial and friendly. He had a charming, cheerful and disarming manner that put people at ease. He liked people and he wanted people to like him. He was known as a great delegator, content to be the 'front man' but reluctant to make decisions. He and his wife Nancy Reagan, both consulted astrologers.

Facts about President Ronald Reagan and his Presidency
The important role and duties of the President of the United States of America include those of Chief of State, Chief Diplomat, Chief Executive, Commander in Chief, Legislative Leader and Leader of his own political party. What was Ronald Reagan famous for? Why was Ronald Reagan important? The history and life of President Ronald Reagan during his presidency is conveyed in the following fact file in an easy question and answer format. 

President Ronald Reagan Fact File - Political Career and Presidency
What President was Ronald Reagan?  
 He was the 40th President of the United States of America. The dates of his presidency began in 1981 and ended in 1989 (January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989).
What was his political party?
 He was the leader of the Republican political party
What other political offices did Ronald Reagan hold before his presidency?
 The Governor of California, 1967-75
Who was his Vice President?
 His Vice President was George H Bush (1981-89)
What were the main events and the major accomplishments of his presidency?
 The Assassination Attempt (1981)
 The Granada invasion (1983)
 The Iran-Contra Scandal (1985-1989)
 Glasnost with the Soviet Union (1985-1991)
 The Stark incident in the Gulf War (1987)
What was Ronald Reagan' nickname?
 His most famous nickname was "The Great Communicator"
Who was Ronald Reagan' s first  lady?
 The name of his First Lady was Nancy Reagan
President Ronald Reagan Fact File - Political Career and Presidency

Interesting Facts about the Private Life of Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan was famous for the events and accomplishments of his presidency, but what are the facts about the man and his private life. Facts and information about the private life of Ronald Reagan can be found in the following fact file in an easy question and answer format. 

Ronald Reagan Fact File - Facts about his Private Life
When and where was Ronald Reagan born?  
 He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, where he was raised
What was the name of his father?
 The name of his father was John Edward Reagan
What was the name of his mother?
 The name of his mother was Nelle Wilson Reagan
Where was Ronald Reagan educated and what was his religion?
 He was educated at Eureka College (He graduated in 1932)
 Religion: Disciples of Christ
What did Ronald Reagan do before he became President of the United States?
 Before he became President he worked as an Actor and as a public official
Who was Ronald Reagan' wife and when did they marry? Did they have kids?
 The name of his first wife was Jane Wyman (1917-2007). They married on June 25, 1940 (divorced in 1948)
 The name of his second wife was Nancy Davis. They married on March 4, 1952
 The names of his children were Maureen Elizabeth Reagan (1941-2001); Michael Edward Reagan (adopted) (1945- ); Patricia Ann Reagan (1952- ); Ronald Prescott Reagan (1958- )
When did Ronald Reagan die?
 He died on June 5, 2004, in Los Angeles, California
Ronald Reagan Fact File - Facts about his Private Life

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