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President Eisenhower in 1959

President Eisenhower Introduction

The famous World War II general Dwight David Eisenhower (Ike), who led the Allies invasion of Europe on D-Day, would go on to become the 34th president of the United States of America. He ranks high on the best U.S. presidents list due to his many and varied accomplishments throughout his presidency. It was Eisenhower who was responsible for ending the Korean War where he was able to bring about an armistice between North and South Korea. The short biography below gives facts about what this great Republican president accomplished during his terms in office, what his early life was like as one of seven kids, and why his life took a tragic turn in 1921.

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