Theodore Hesburgh Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Theodore Hesburgh

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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
Nationality American
Religion Roman Catholic
Personal life of Theodore Hesburgh
Born on 25 May 1917
Birthday 25th May
Died At Age 97
Sun Sign Gemini
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
Married No
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.

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