Dwight David Eisenhower
Dwight David Eisenhower
October 14, 1890 - March 28, 1969
General of the Army
President of the United States
A Life of Service to Freedom
★ 1916 Married Mamie Geneva Doud
★ 1935 U.S. Military Mission to the Philippines
★ 1942 Commander, Allied Forces, North Africa
★ 1943 Supreme Allied Commander Europe
★ 1944 Commander, Allied Invasion of Normandy
★ 1945 Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
★ 1948 President, Columbia University
★ 1950 First Military Commander, NATO
★ 1952 Elected President of the United States
★ 1956 Re-Elected President
Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England W1K 6PA, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 28, 1969.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir Frederick Handley Page (within shouting distance of this marker); George Seferis (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); John Adams (about 180 meters away); Charles Edmund Peczenik (about 210 meters away); Leo Bonn (about 240 meters away); The Audley (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Jack Buchanan (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Colen Campbell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
More about this marker. The Eisenhower Statue is located in the northwest corner of Grosvenor Square, in front of the (former) US Embassy.
Also see . . . Dwight D. Eisenhower (Wikipedia). "Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (born David Dwight Eisenhower, October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American Army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the United States Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful invasion of France and Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front. (Submitted on January 17, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 17, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.