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List of honors and awards received by Jimmy Carter

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Former President and Navy submariner Jimmy Carter (left) hoists a replica of the USS Jimmy Carter (SSN-23) given to him by Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton (right) at a naming ceremony in the Pentagon on April 28, 1998

U.S. President Jimmy Carter (born 1924) has received numerous accolates, awards, and honorary degrees. Several places, institutions, and other things have been named for him.

Honorary degrees

Carter has received honorary degrees from many American and foreign colleges and universities. They include:


Among the honors Carter has received are the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1999 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Others include:

In 1998, the US Navy named the third and last Seawolf-class submarine honoring former President Carter and his service as a submariner officer. It became one of the first US Navy vessels to be named for a person living at the time of naming.[9]


  1. "The James W. Dodge Foreign Language Advocate Award". Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  2. "National Winners | public service awards". Jefferson Retrieved November 29, 2013. 
  3. "Former President Carter Awarded Audubon Medal - Orlando Sentinel". November 14, 1994. Retrieved March 19, 2014. 
  5. "Salute to the Parks Awards: Past Awardees". National Parks Conservation Association. Archived from the original on July 25, 2011. Retrieved June 14, 2010. 
  6. Presidents who have won Grammies | UpVenue.
  7. David Lev, "Gush Etzion Residents: Keep Carter out of our Town", Arutz Sheva, June 14, 2009.
  8. "The American Peace Award". The American Peace Award. Retrieved June 8, 2010. 
  9. Jamie McIntyre, "Navy to name submarine after former President Jimmy Carter", CNN, April 8, 1998. Retrieved August 4, 2008.