A Moment In History: President William H Taft

by sam

Sometimes figures in history are literally named for their physical appearances, like the Frankish king and Holy Roman emperor Charles the Fat. In this episode, let’s look at a man who has been remembered in the history books for his physique, and like the aforementioned Carolingian ruler, he was exceptionally large. He would serve as the 27th president of the United States: William Howard Taft.