Also known as JFK, he was the 35th President of the United States, serving in office from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. During his presidency, there were a number of historical events, including the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Bay of Pigs, and the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
He produced and published a best-selling thesis paper, Appeasement in Munich, while a student at Harvard.
His assassination in Dallas, Texas is one of the most discussed incidents in American history. Lee Harvey Oswald was apprehended for the murder but many conspiracy theories have been birthed over the years.
He married Jacqueline Bouvier in September 1953, and the couple had three children together named Caroline, John F. Jr., and Patrick. Their first child, Arabella, was stillborn.
He carried on a legendary affair with Marilyn Monroe, who performed an unforgettable version of "Happy Birthday" for him at his 1962 birthday celebration.