well he was a politician and the 29th president of the United States from March 4, 1921-Aug. 2, 1923..ended cause he died of a heart attack..he was a republican frm Ohio and an influential newspaper publisher. He served on the Ohio Senate frm 1899-1903, later as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio 1903–1905, and as a U.S. Senator 1915–1921. His political leanings were conservative, which enabled him to become the compromise choice at the 1920 Republican National Convention. During his presidential campaign, held in the aftermath of World War I, he promised a return to "normalcy"; and, in the 1920 election, he defeated his Democratic opponent, fellow Ohioan James M. Cox, in the biggest landslide in American history—60.36% to 34.19%.
In foreign affairs, Harding signed peace treaties that built on the Treaty of Versailles (which formally ended World War I). He also led the way to world Naval disarmament at the Washington Naval Conference of 1921–22.
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