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Monday, March 27, 2017. Inspirational Leadership Quotes
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets people to do the greatest things.
Ronald Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an actor, governor of California, and the 40th President of the United States.
The Reagan family moved a lot throughout Ronald’s childhood, but mostly throughout Illinois. At one point the Reagan family moved to Dixon, Illinois, and Reagan graduated from Dixon High School.
As a teen, he worked as a lifeguard at Rock River near Dixon and was credited with saving 77 struggling swimmers.
Reagan had a long career as an actor and union leader before he became the governor of California in the 1960s and won presidential elections in 1980 and 1984.
He became the 40th President of America in 1981, when he was 69 years of age, he served for 8 years until 1989.
Ronald Reagan became president as America entered the worst recession in its history since the Great Depression. However, recovery soon began and by 1984, Reagan easily won a second term.
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Reagan gave his famous “Tear down this wall” speech in 1987. Two years later in 1989, the Berlin Wall was torn down and two years after that, the Soviet Union collapsed.
As great a speaker as he was, and as inspiring as his spoken visions could be, Ronald Reagan was equally happy telling a joke to a small group in a social situation. And he was not afraid to laugh at himself.
On June 5, 2004 Ronald Reagan died, in Los Angeles, California, he was 93 years of age. He was laid in State in Washington D.C. Over 104,000 people walked past his coffin to pay their final respects.
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