10 Important Facts about Richard Nixon

Post On: May 18, 2017

The famous American politician is explained on Facts about Richard Nixon. In 1969 until 1974, he became the 37th president of United States. Nixon was known in politics due to his resignation from the presidential office. He was the only president of US to do so. In 1953 until 1961, he became the 36th Vice president for Eisenhower. He also had served as the Senator for California and Representative.

Facts about Richard Nixon 1: the birthplace

The birthplace of Nixon was located in Yorba Linda, California.

Facts about Richard Nixon 2: education

Nixon was educated at Whittier College for his undergraduate studies. He practiced law in California after his graduation in 1937 from Duke University School.

Facts about Richard Nixon

Facts about Richard Nixon

Facts about Richard Nixon 3: federal government

He worked for federal government by relocating to Washington DC in 1942 with his wife Pat.

Facts about Richard Nixon 4: career in the Second World War

During the Second World War, Nixon was in Navy Reserve of United States for active service. In 1946, he won the election in the House of Representatives. In 1950, he became a senator.

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Facts about Richard Nixon 5: an anti-communist

Nixon was known as prominent anti-communist figure due to his pursuit on Hiss Case.  It made him rose to fame nationally.

Richard Nixon 1961

Richard Nixon 1961

Facts about Richard Nixon 6: the election

He took part in 1952 election as the running mate for the presidential nominee from Republican Party, Dwight D. Eisenhower. He became the vice president of United States for 8 years.

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Facts about Richard Nixon 7: presidential campaign

In 1960, his presidential campaign was failed. John F. Kennedy appeared as the winner of the election. In 1962, he also failed to be the Governor for California for people were in favor of Pat Brown.

Facts about Richard Nixon 8: another election

He won the presidential office after he defeated Hubert Humphrey.

Richard Nixon Facts

Richard Nixon Facts

Facts about Richard Nixon 9: the important events

The important events during his presidency included the end of military draft in Vietnam War and desegregation enforcement for Southern Schools and his first visit to China in 1972. He decided to resign from the office on 9th August 1974 due to the Watergate scandal. He was almost impeached.

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Facts about Richard Nixon 10: death

Nixon tried to recover his bad image by travelling to foreign countries in his later years. He died at the age of 81 due to a stroke.

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