|Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)
the 32nd U.S. President. Despite crippling
polio, he led America out of the Great Depression and through World
War II. He is widely considered to be one of America's three greatest
presidents (along with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln). "When peace has
been broken anywhere, the peace of all countries is in danger,"
he stated in 1939 amid the outbreak of war.