James Earl Carter, Jr. (born in Plains, Georgia, October 1, 1924; 89 years old) or known as Jimmy Carter was the 39th President of the United States (1977 – 1981) and recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize. Before becoming president, Carter spent two periods in the Georgia Senate. and the 76th Governor of Georgia (1971 – 1975).
He was educated in the Plains public school, Georgia at Southwest College and Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy, he became a submariner, serving both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets and up to the rank of Lieutenant. Chosen by Admiral Hyman Rickover for the nuclear submarine program, he was assigned to Schenectady, NY, where he took graduate work at Union College in reactor technology and nuclear physics, and served as a senior official from the Seawolf Pre-Commissioning crew.
Jimmy Carter became president from January 20, 1977, to January 20, 1981. Significant foreign policy achievements of his administration included the Panama Canal Agreement, Camp David, peace agreements between Egypt and Israel, the SALT II agreement with the Soviet Union, and the establishment of US diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. He championed human rights throughout the world. On the domestic side, the government’s achievements include comprehensive energy programs carried out by the new Department of Energy; deregulation in the fields of energy, transportation, communication and finance; major education programs under the new Ministry of Education; and major environmental protection laws, including the Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act.
Full Name: Jimmy Carter
Alias: Jimmy Carter
Place of Birth: Palins, Georgia
Birthday: Wednesday, October 1, 1924