America’s Oldest Living President, Jimmy Carter Turns 96
America’s oldest living president, Jimmy Carter has added another year to his remarkable life as he turned 96 today, 1st October, 2020.
Jimmy Carter was elected president in 1976 at age 52. Although Jimmy Carter has been out of office for almost four decades now, he is still making his presence known on political and global stages.
He is inarguably the nation’s most active ex-president in history. On March 21 2019, Jimmy Carter officially became the oldest living ex-president, surpassing George H.W. Bush, who died in November 2018. Prior to George Bush, previous record holders were Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, Herbert Hoover and John Adams.