"Franklin Delano Roosevelt" (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), commonly known by his initials "FDR", was an American statesman and political leader who served as the List of Presidents of the United States/32nd President of the United States. A Democrat, he won a record four elections and served from March 1933 to his death in April 1945. He was a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and total war. A dominant leader of the History of the United States Democratic Party/Democratic Party, he built a New Deal Coalition that realigned American politics after 1932, as his New Deal domestic policies defined Modern liberalism in the United States/American liberalism for the middle third of the 20th century.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous presidents! More Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wikipedia.