Definition of Roosevelt, Eleanor in English:

Roosevelt, Eleanor

proper noun

  • (1884–1962), US first lady 1933–45, humanitarian, and diplomat; full name Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. The niece of Theodore Roosevelt, she married Franklin D. Roosevelt (a fifth cousin, once removed) in 1905. Involved in a wide range of liberal causes, she served as chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights, where she helped to draft the Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

Pronunciation

Roosevelt, Eleanor

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