John Fitzgerald Kennedy (born in Brookline, Massachusetts, May 29, 1917 - died in Dallas, Texas, USA, 22 November 1963 at the age of 46 years), often called the John F. Kennedy, Kennedy, John Kennedy, Jack Kennedy, or JFK was the President of the United States to-35. In 1960, he became the youngest elected President of the United States and the second youngest after Theodore Roosevelt for president.
Kennedy became president after taking office on January 20, 1961. Position the Presidential stalled after the assassination in 1963. He was killed by a bullet brunt during a visit to Dallas (Texas) on 22 November 1963. Kennedy fell open when the car passed him in the crowd who welcomed his visit. On 25 November 1963, his body was buried in Arlington, Washington, DC. A total of 800,000 people on the streets of Washington mourn.
Kennedy is a member of the Kennedy clan blooded Irish-American, a prominent family in the country's politics. He is regarded as a symbol of American liberalism. In World War II, he was admired for his courage and heroism when he saved a fellow sailor in the South Pacific Ocean. Kennedy represented Massachusetts in 1947-1960, as a member of the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. He was elected President in 1960 with a slim victory in one of the most stringent election in American history.
Kennedy was the youngest man elected president (not to be confused with the youngest person to hold the office of president, a record held by Theodore Roosevelt), the first U.S. president born in the 20th century, and also the youngest president of the deceased. By 2005, he was also the only Roman Catholic ever elected President of the United States, the president of the Democratic Party of North pewakil last, and the last president who died while serving. After the assassination of John F. Kennedy on 22 November 1963, the world condole his death.
In a survey conducted by C-SPAN that orders the U.S. president, a panel of historians give him value in the second position in the overall population and the general gave him the third ranking of the forty-two presidents who had served. The agenda was not completed due to his death; most people rights policies indicate the results through his successor, Lyndon B. Johnson.