Ten fun facts about Ronald Reagan


Fact 1
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on 6th February 1911 in Tampico, Illinois and died on 5th June 2004.

Fact 2
Reagan is an alumnus of the Eureka College where he majored in sociology and economics.

Fact 3
Prior to entering politics, Reagan worked as a radio broadcaster and also acted in numerous television serials and films.


Fact 4
His political career started when he was working at General Electric as a spokesman. He was a member of the Democratic Party initially but later switched to the Republican Party.

Fact 5
Reagan is most famous for implementing his supply-side economic policies which were called 'Reaganomics'. His policies aimed at lowering the tax rates, controlling the circulation of money, deregulating the economy and cutting down the government expenses.

Fact 6
Reagan was sworn in as the Governor of California on 2nd January, 1967.

Fact 7
During his first term from 1981 to 1985, as the President of the United States, there was an attempt to assassinate Reagan, which he survived. His second term as president was from 1985 to 1989.

Fact 8
Reagan declared a 'War on Drugs' campaign in 1982, as a means to combat the rise in crack epidemic and advocated militant policies.

Fact 9
Reagan was also a member of the Screen Actors Guild, Board of Directors in 1941.

Fact 10
Reagan was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 1994.


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Was the 40th President of the United States and held office from 1981 till 1989.

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