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A portrait photo of President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States and 25th Vice-President of the United States.

Scholars often rank Teddy Roosevelt as one of the greatest Presidents of the United States but he was also a great explorer. He traveled extensively (to Africa, Europe, and South America - but also throughout the American west) after his Presidency. It was on a trip to South America that he contracted malaria, which lead to his death at the age of 60.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, M. P. Rice
in Washington DC, District of Columbia USA


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