Wednesday, January 13, 2016

President Roosevelt negotiates a peaceful settlement

President Roosevelt (center, with Russian and Japanese diplomats) negotiates a peaceful settlement of the Russo-Japanese War, 1905 (Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University)

On December 10, 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to win a Nobel Prize, awarded for his work surrounding the Treaty of Portsmouth, which ended the Russo-Japanese War.

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1 comment:

  1. It's amazing how influential the Roosevelt family were. An imposing shot.

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