Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on the 11th of October, 1884 in New York, United States. She was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. Eleanor Roosevelt served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933, to April 12, 1945. She also served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952.
Eleanor Roosevelt was widely respected in her later years, she was a controversial First Lady because of her outspokenness, particularly on civil rights for African-Americans. On a few occasions, she publicly disagreed with her husband’s policies.
She died on November 7, 1962 in East 74th Street, New York, United States. By the time of her death, Eleanor Roosevelt was regarded as “one of the most esteemed women in the world”.
Below, you will find a collection of famous Eleanor Roosevelt quotes and sayings.