Trump’s grand father died in Spanish flu



Special Correspondent, Barta24.com, Dhaka
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The 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump, has been infected by corona. He is currently being treated at a military hospital in Washington.

Donald Trump's grandfather, Frederick Trump, had died of another virus epidemic Spanish flu in 1918.
In 1918, the Spanish flu infected 50 crore people worldwide and killed about 5 crore people. Spanish flu which is commonly called influenza!

It is known that the Spanish flu killed the most people in the United States at that time. Even then, the United States was too late to fight the virus.

Frederick Trump was born in 1869. He was a German-American businessman and the ancestor of the Trump family. In the kingdom of Bavaria Frederick Trump was born in Calstad in present-day Germany-Rhineland-Palatinate.

He migrated to the United States when he was just 16 years old. In 1892 he became a US citizen.