Jimmy Carter, longest-living president, through the years(52 images)
Jimmy Carter on Friday became the longest-living president in U.S. history, at 94 years and 172 days, surpassing George H.W. Bush, who died in November. The Carter administration struggled with high inflation and the Iranian hostage crisis, however since leaving office Carter has won the Nobel Peace prize, traveled the world to promote human rights and helped build homes with Habitat for Humanity.
Jimmy Carter is surrounded by family on podium on July 15, 1976 after he accepted the Democratic nomination for president. From left to right, Lillian Carrter, Amy Carter, son Jack Carter, Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, son Jeff Carter and his wife Annette, Carter, son Chip Carter and his wife, Caron Carter. UPI File Photo
Carter holds up a large bread baked for him by local bakers who hope to see him in the "winner's circle" in November at a Trenton, N.J., train station on September 20, 1976. Carter was "whistlestopping" his way through New Jersey and Pennsylvania. UPI File Photo