Jimmy Carter celebrated his 98th birthday


Jimmy Carter is the longest-living former US President. Now the politician is celebrating his 98th birthday.

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the essentials in brief

  • Jimmy Carter celebrated his 98th birthday on Saturday.
  • This makes him the longest-living US President.
  • Carter ruled in the White House from 1977 to 1981.

Jimmy Carter celebrated his 98th birthday on October 1st. He is the longest living President of the United States. Carter ruled in the White House from 1977 to 1981.

He then used his fame for the fight for human rights, among other things. The Carter Center, founded in 1982 by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter (95), has been involved for 40 years. In 2002, Jimmy Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Celebration on parade

According to the Washington Post, the former US President celebrated his 98th birthday by seeing family members, taking calls and greeting well-wishers who came to a parade in his native town of Plains, Georgia.

“Friends are calling and family is close by,” Jill Stuckey, a family friend, told the newspaper after visiting Carter on Saturday morning. “He’s remarkable.” In a tweet from the Carter Center, the former politician can be seen watching the parade from a wheelchair. Carter is also said to have taken a ride in the back seat of a convertible.

More on the subject:

Nobel Peace Prize Human Rights Birthday



Source-www.nau.ch