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Wilson, Thomas Woodrow

Date of birth:
December 28th, 1856 (Staunton/Virginia, United States)
Date of death:
February 3rd, 1924 (Washington, D.C., United States)
Buried on:
Washington National Cathedral
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States (March 4, 1913 March 4, 1921). In 1950, he was posthumously inducted in the Hall Of Fame For Great Americans.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
President of the United States
Unit:
Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Armed Forces
Awarded on:
June 26th, 1919

Wilson received the first medal (serial number 1) as as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Army.
World War I Victory Medal
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
1919
For his role as founder of the League of Nations.

Wilson received his Nobel Prize in 1920. His acceptance speech can be found here.
Nobel Peace Prize
Awarded on:
1922
In recognition of his role in reestablishing a free Poland. The Polish Parliament also presented President Wilson with Poland's honorary citizenship.
Order Orla Bialego

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