Open main menu
Jimmy Carter
Nobel prize medal.svg

James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. (born 1 October 1924 ) wis the 39nt Preses o the Unitit States frae 1977 tae 1981. He defeatit Gerald Ford in the 1976 election, but lost the 1980 election tae Ronald Reagan. He previously served as Govrenor o Georgie.

He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 faer his advocacy o human richts.[1][2]

Carter was born in Plains, Georgia. He was a state senator and later the governor of Georgia. His family owned a peanut plantation.[3] The Secret Service called him Peanut One.[3]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Norwegian Nobel Committee (simple), 2002 Nobel Peace Prize announcement,[1], October 11, 2002. Retrieved August 4, 2008.
  2. "Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Peace Prize". CNN. October 11, 2002. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 21, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Smith, Andrew F. (2002). Peanuts: the illustrious history of the goober pea. The food series. University of Illinois Press. pp. 108–109. ISBN 978-0-252-02553-2.