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|Biography Of Theodore Hesburgh|
|Real Name||Theodore Hesburgh|
|Profession||Spiritual & Religious Leaders, Priests|
|Nick Name||Theodore Martin Hesburgh|
|Famous as||15th President of the University of Notre Dame|
|Personal life of Theodore Hesburgh|
|Born on||25 May 1917|
|Died At Age||97|
|Born in||Syracuse, New York, United States|
|Died on||26 February 2015|
|Place of death||Notre Dame, Indiana, United States|
|Grouping of People||Humanitarian|
|Family Background of Theodore Hesburgh|
|Father||Theodore Bernard Hesburgh|
|Mother||Anne Marie Murphy|
|Siblings||Mary, Elizabeth, Anne, James|
|Education||The Catholic University of America, University of Notre Dame, Pontifical Gregorian University|
|Awards||1964 – Presidential Medal of Freedom 1980 – Sylvanus Thayer Award 1984 – Public Welfare Medal
1999 – Congressional Gold Medal 2004 – NCAA Gerald R. Ford Award
|Personal Fact of Theodore Hesburgh|
The Reverend Theodore Hesburgh was one of the eminent world personalities who with his futuristic vision and acumen for excellence realized his dream to bring forth a truly great Catholic University for the modern world. Ordained a priest of the Congregation of the Holy Cross, he was no ordinary soul right from his birth. He entered Notre Dame in 1934 and since then, remained with the university excluding a brief period of hiatus during which he moved to Italy to complete his baccalaureate degree.
In 1949, he was elected to serve as the executive vice-president at the University of Notre Dame, a position which he retained for three years. Eventually, he climbed a step higher and took up the responsibilities that came with the post of the President of Notre Dame. During his 35 years of tenure in the prestigious position, the longest till date, he guided, pressed and pushed the institution to move ahead and explore its limits so as to fulfill his vision to make it the world’s best Catholic Institute in the modern world.
During his term as the President of Notre Dame and thereafter, he was been one of the influential forces in the American higher education system and one of the highly respected people in the Catholic Church. Other than his service as the President of Notre Dame, he served in various foundations and commissions and worked with numerous popes and US Presidents.