Wilson, Woodrow  (1856 – 1924)
American Politician. 28th president of U.S. 1913-1921. Born December 28, 1856. U.S. educator, Democratic politician, and political scientist; professor of jurisprudence and political economy at Princeton University 1890-1902; president of Princeton University 1902-1910. Governor of New Jersey 1911-1913; oversaw establishment of Federal Trade Commission 1914; maintained U.S. neutrality for most of World War I 1914-1917; after publication of Zimmermann telegram and German resumption of unrestricted submarine warfare, convinced Congress to declare war 1917. Proposed Fourteen Points as basis for lasting postwar peace 1918; conceived and promoted League of Nations. Won the Nobel Prize in Peace 1919. Died February 3, 1924.

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