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Carter, Jimmy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCarter, JimmyJimmy CarterCarter, Jimmy  (1924–) the 39th president of the US from 1977 to 1981. In 1979 Carter helped arrange the peace agreement between Egypt and Israel called the Camp David Agreement. Before he became president, he was in charge of his family's peanut business and was the governor of the US state of Georgia. Carter is known for being a religious person and for doing a lot of charity work. Since 1981 he has been involved in efforts to try to end wars in other countries. In 2002 he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
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