Ronald Wilson Raegan or unanimously called Ronald Raegan was born on 6 February 1911 in Los Angeles. He was the thirty third Governor of the state of California and fortieth president of the United States.
Raegan was not only a politician but also a great actor of his times. He was the oldest elected President for 69 years and 349 days and also the most long lived after Gerald Ford. In his 40th year he joined the Party democratic after having a reputable film career. Later he joined the Republicans in his 60th Year. Ronald Reagan started his political career as a Democrat, assisting Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal. He steadily became an icon socially and politically. He ventured upon the direction that led him to a political life during his period as president of the Screen Actors Guild.
His service in the General Electric company improved his political image; he moved widely as a spokesman, and was adored for his anti-Communist speeches. His nationally televised speech "A Time for Choosing" excited the conservatives.
Ronald Reagan was famous as a conservative, anti-communist, and favorable to tax cuts and subsidized government set ups. Reagan was also supportive of business projects and tough on crime.
Reagan's first official step after being the president was to terminate oil price controls, a policy created to encourage the domestic production and excavation of oil. He offered his support to anti communist insurgencies in Asia, Africa and Central Asia.
Reagan excelled his act as a president within the first 100 days was the freeing of American hostages settled in Tehran at the end of the Iran hostage crisis. His tenure was marked with peace and prosperity and the national goal of development seemed to be within the reach.
He published a book on Abortion and the Conscience of a Nation.
Reagan expired on June 5, 2004 at his home in Bel-Air and was buried at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.
|Outcome of the Elections|
|1980||Presidential / Vice Presidential Candidates||Popular votes||Electoral votes|
|Ronald Reagan / George H. W. Bush (Republican)||43904153||483|
|Jimmy Carter / Walter Mondale (Democratic)||35483883||49|
|John Anderson / VP nominee was not chosen (National Unity)||5720060||0|
|1984||Presidential / Vice Presidential Candidates||Popular votes||Electoral votes|
|Ronald Reagan / George Bush (Republican)||54455075||525|
|Walter Mondale / Geraldine Ferraro (Democratic)||37577185||13|
Last Updated on: September 29th, 2017