Harry S. Truman Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Harry S. Truman

Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 332

Age: 88

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Haberdasher, Farmer

Famous For: 33rd President of the United States

Higher Education: Graduated

Harry S. Truman Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
18 May, 1884 (88 Years 07 Months 8 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District

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Died on
26 Dec, 1972

Harry S. Truman Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):                                                                                

Harry S. Truman, a well-known President of the United States, was born in Missouri. Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) was the 33rd President of the United States, serving from 1945 to 1953. He succeeded President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who died in office. In 1947, the Soviet Union pressured Turkey and threatened to annex Greece via insurgents. As part of what became known as the Truman Doctrine, Truman requested assistance from Congress for the two nations. The Marshall Plan, so named for his secretary of state, sparked a dramatic economic rebound in western Europe, devastated by war.

Harry S. Truman Career:

Truman was a Democrat, and several significant events and changes in foreign and domestic policy marked his presidency.

Truman was elected President Franklin D. Roosevelt's running mate in July 1944. He took the vice presidential oath on January 20, 1945, and was sworn in as the nation's thirty-third president on April 12, 1945, eighty-two days following the sudden death of President Roosevelt.

Harry S. Truman's Achievements and Awards:

As president, Truman watched over the conclusion of World War II along with the birth of the Cold War. He also implemented the Marshall Plan to reconstruct Europe.
Truman’s name is synonymous with making a choice that’s left historians divided on if it was right or wrong. That is, dropping two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. It led to Japan’s surrender thus ending World War II.
Harry S. Truman Unknown facts:

Truman was raised on a farm in Missouri, in the United States

Harry S. Truman Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 154 Ibs

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Hair Color

Harry S. Truman Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
John Anderson Truman

Mother's Name
Martha Ellen Young Truman

Bess Truman

John Vivian Truman

Mary Jane Truman


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