Where is Nathan Bedford Forrest from?
Bedford County, Tennessee, United States
Nathan Bedford Forrest/Place of birth
How old was Nathan Bedford Forrest when he died?
56 years (1821–1877)
Nathan Bedford Forrest/Age at death
Forrest died at 56 years of age in 1877 from complications of diabetes. He passed away at his brothers’ house, near vacant Memphis land that would soon become Forrest Park. He wanted to be buried among fellow Memphians and fellow Confederate veterans in Elmwood Cemetery.
Who is Forrest Gump named after?
Nathan Bedford Forrest
His mother named Forrest after their ancestor Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Scotch-Irish American and a noted Confederate general in the American Civil War and the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
Why was the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue removed?
In September 2017, the Memphis City Council passed an ordinance to remove Confederate statues from public parks, including the Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument and the Jefferson Davis Monument, after October 13, 2017, due in part to increased police expenditure, to control protesters and anti-protesters, since the Unite …
What was Forrest’s IQ?
Principal Mr. Hancock tells Mrs. Gump, referring to her young son Forrest, “His I.Q. is 75.”
What did Forrest Gump achieve?
Most folks rustle their reading materials, but Forrest, who is incapable of recognizing a hint, continues in his halting way. Among his incredible achievements, he has been a football all-star, a Vietnam War hero, an international ping-pong champ, a shrimp boat captain and a billionaire.
Where is Forrest buried?
Health Sciences Park, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
The National Confederate Museum at Historic Elm Springs, Columbia, Tennessee, United States
Nathan Bedford Forrest/Place of burial
When was Forrest Gump released?
July 6, 1994 (USA)
Forrest Gump/Release date
What is the summary of Forrest Gump?
Slow-witted Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) has never thought of himself as disadvantaged, and thanks to his supportive mother (Sally Field), he leads anything but a restricted life. Whether dominating on the gridiron as a college football star, fighting in Vietnam or captaining a shrimp boat, Forrest inspires people with his childlike optimism. But one person Forrest cares about most may be the most difficult to save — his childhood love, the sweet but troubled Jenny (Robin Wright).
Forrest Gump/Film synopsis