Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living president in U.S. history

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Jimmy Carter Officially Passes George HW Bush As Longest Living Former President

The Carters still live in Plains, Georgia, the small town where they were born, raised and married in 1946 after Jimmy Carter graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy.

Bush, the 41st US president, died November 30, 2018, 171 days after he reached the age of 94. There are no special celebrations planned.

Well according to a report by CBS News on Thursday, March 21, Jimmy Carter will now add another title to his achievements after he was recognised as longest-living USA president. "But we at The Carter Center sure are rooting for him and grateful for his long life of service that has benefitted millions of the world's poorest people".

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Carter took the presidency when he was only 52 years old. On Friday he surpassed George H.S. Bush as the longest-living president in US history.

His presidency - remembered for the Camp David accords, the Iran hostage crisis and creation of the Departments of Energy and Education - flamed out during the election of 1980, when Mr Ronald Reagan defeated him. During his one term in office, the Democratic former Georgia governor helped broker a peace agreement between Egypt and Israel, but went on to face various foreign policy setbacks.

(Sergei Karpukhin/AFP/Getty Images) Former President Jimmy Carter, former United Nations chief Kofi Annan, former Prime Minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland and other members of the Elders group attend a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on April 29, 2015.

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After leaving the White House, Carter became a distinguished professor at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he continued to teach Sunday school lessons and courses.

In 2015, Carter was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma that was detected in his liver and spread to his brain. He underwent treatment and announced later that he was free of cancer.

He remains engaged in the causes and activities that matter most, according to the Carter Centre's director of communications, Ms Deanna Congileo: He participates in Carter Centre programs in global peace and health and annual Habitat for Humanity builds, and he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002, for work during and after his time in office.

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