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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt (born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962) was a human rights activist and First Lady to US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (She was also his distant cousin, which is why her birth name and married name were both "Roosevelt.")

After World War II, she was instrumental in formulating the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights[?] and in securing civil rights for Americans.

After her death, her son Elliot Roosevelt[?] wrote a series of best-selling fictional murder mysteries wherein she acted as a detective, helping the police solve the crime, while she was First Lady. They feature actual places and celebrities of the time.

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