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Roosevelt, Theodore

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊzəvɛlt/
(1858–1919), American Republican statesman, 26th president of the US 1901-9; known as Teddy Roosevelt. He was noted for his antitrust laws and successfully engineered the American bid to build the Panama Canal (1904–14). He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for negotiating the end of the Russo-Japanese War.
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