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Roosevelt, Eleanor

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊzəvɛlt/
(1884–1962), American humanitarian and diplomat; full name Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. She was the niece of Theodore Roosevelt, and married Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1905. She was involved in a wide range of liberal causes; as chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights she helped draft the Declaration of Human Rights (1948).
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