Warren G. Harding

Warren G. Harding full name was Warren Gamaliel Harding born on November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Morrow County, Ohio. He died on August 2, 1923, San Francisco. He was an American politician, the 29th president of the United States of America (1921-1923).

Becoming the publisher of the newspaper in Marion (Ohio) Harding cooperated with the Republican Party. For senator State (1899-1904), Deputy Governor Ohio (1904-1906), U.S. senator (1915-1921) established himself as a supporter of conservative politics: support President Taft, anti-labor legislation and dry. Was opposed to U.S. participation in the League of Nations. In 1920, at the Republican convention was nominated for president as a compromise figure. Proclaiming the slogan “back to normalcy”, a word coined by him. Warren G. Harding confidently defeated his rival James Cox, typing in the presidential election, more than 60% of the vote. On the recommendation of the Harding Congress approved the principles and the formation of the federal budget, has high rates of tariff protection, revised tax war, restricted immigration.


Presidential Administration preceded Washington Conference (1921-1922), dedicated to solving problems of Pacific policy, and did not allow for the participation of representatives of Soviet Russia. Unfortunate choice recognized Warren G. Harding some employees of his administration, in particular the appointment of the Minister of the Interior Albert Fall, was involved in corruption.

As a result, damaged the reputation of the president himself. In mid-June 1923 Harding spent vacation in Alaska. Returning home, Warren G. Harding died in San Francisco, under mysterious circumstances. Officially, the cause of death of the president was called food poisoning, complicated by a number of other ailments. Successor Harding became Vice President Calvin Coolidge.