James Earl Carter Jr. is a United States former political leader. From 1977 to 1981, he ruled as the 39th President of the United States. James Earl Carter is a political member of the Democratic Party. From 1971 until 1975, he served as the 76th Governor of Georgia. He was also a Georgia State senator from 1963 to 1967. Before leaving office, Carter remained active in political and social activities. Charter has receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his social activities.
James Earl Carter was born on 1st October 1924 and raise-up in plains, Georgia. The current age of James Earl Carter is 97 years in 2022. He get his Bachelor in Science degree in 1946 from United States Academy. After graduating, he join the United States Navy force.
He leave his navy job after the death of his father in 1953 and came home to Plains. In Plains, he gets controls the peanut-growing business of his family. Due to the remission of debts of his father and the distribution of the wealth among himself and his siblings, he received relatively little. Nonetheless, his dream of expanding and growing the family’s peanut crop came true.
Carter was persuaded to resist racial discrimination and assist the developing civil rights movement at this time. He joined the Democratic Party as an activist. Carter participates in the Georgia State Senate from 1963 to 1967. He was pointed governor of Georgia in 1970. Carter beat the previous Governor Carl Sanders in the Democratic nomination.
Carter took the role of governor until 1975. He win the Nomination for president in 1976. While becoming a dark horse contender who was hardly recognized outside of Georgia. Carter ran as an independent in the 1976 presidential election.
Achievements of James Earl Carter
Carter start the Carter Center in 1982 to advocate and enhance human rights. He get the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his role in co-founding the Center. He travels extensively in underdeveloped countries to conduct peace talks, observe elections, and promote disease prevention and eradication. Carter is a prominent social worker in the Habitat for Humanity organization.
He is the author of over 30 books. He covers from political biographies to poetry in his books. Carter continues to comment on current events in the United States and around the world. He gives comments notably on the Israeli–Palestinian issue. Carter is the oldest surviving and longest-serving president. He is the one with the longest post-presidency, at 97 years old and with a 40-year retirement. His 75-year marriage makes him the longest wedded president. He is also the 5th oldest person alive who serves as a state governor.