James Earl Jimmy Carter
(USA: A Famous Former President)
Carter - The President: James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr. was born on October 1, 1924. He served as the 39th president of the United States of America from 1977- 1981. When Carter left the President’s office in 1981 many viewed his term as a failure although, hi extensive peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts since that time have led him to be widely hailed as one of the most successful ex-presidents in U.S. history.
Works done: To advance human rights and alleviate unnecessary human sufferings he established The Carter Centre in 1982. The non-profit, nongovernmental Center promotes democracy, mediates and prevents conflicts, and monitors the electoral process in support of free and fair elections. It also works to improve global health through the control and eradication of diseases such as Guinea worm disease, river blindness, malaria, trachoma, lymphatic filariasis. President Carter received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work "to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development" through The Carter Center in 2002.