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1858-1919

American President and Adventurer

In addition to his years as the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt was an adventurer and big-game hunter who traveled to numerous remote regions of the world. He also made important discoveries when he and his son, who accompanied him on many expeditions, joined up with Brazilian Colonel Cândido Rondon (1865-1958) in 1914 to explore the River of Doubt deep in the jungles of South America. The wild trip down the River of Doubt provided a great deal of information about this previously unknown waterway, and about the insects and other animals of the area.

Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 27, 1858, as the second of four children to Theodore and Martha Roosevelt. Despite asthma and poor eyesight, the young Roosevelt became an avid sports enthusiast, taking up riding, shooting, and boxing. He also took a...

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