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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Tuesday Oct 14, 1890 to Friday Mar 28, 1969

U.S.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American politician and soldier who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he became a five-star general in the Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of Normandy in 1944–45 from the Western Front.


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