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Jimmy Carter, born in Plains, Georgia, in 1924, began life as a peanut farmer and became the 39th President of the United States. After a successful career in the U.S. Navy, he returned to farming, where he modernized his family's peanut farm. Carter entered politics, serving in the Georgia Senate and eventually becoming the Governor of Georgia in 1971.In 1976, he won the Democratic nomination for President and narrowly defeated the incumbent President Gerald Ford in the general election. His presidency was marked by notable achievements such as brokering the Camp David Accords and promoting energy conservation. Carter's commitment to human rights and diplomacy continued after his presidency through the Carter Center, which he founded in 1982. His legacy is one of advocacy for peace, human rights, and global public health.
Jimmy Carter, born in Plains, Georgia, in 1924, began life as a peanut farmer and became the 39th President of the United States. After a successful career in the U.S. Navy, he returned to farming, where he modernized his family's peanut farm. Carter entered politics, serving in the Georgia Senate and eventually becoming the Governor of Georgia in 1971.In 1976, he won the Democratic nomination for President and narrowly defeated the incumbent President Gerald Ford in the general election. His presidency was marked by notable achievements such as brokering the Camp David Accords and promoting energy conservation. Carter's commitment to human rights and diplomacy continued after his presidency through the Carter Center, which he founded in 1982. His legacy is one of advocacy for peace, human rights, and global public health. read more read less

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