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Some Facts About Presidents of USA



George Washington

1st President of the United States
(April 30, 1789 to March 3, 1797)


Nickname: "Father of His Country"
Born: February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia
Died: December 14, 1799, at Mount Vernon, Virginia
Occupation: Planter, Soldier
Political Party: Federalist


John Adams

2nd President of the United States
(March 4, 1797 to March 3, 1801)

Nickname: "Atlas of Independence"
Born: October 30, 1735, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
Died: July 4, 1826, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Federalist


Thomas Jefferson

3rd President of the United States
(March 4, 1801 to March 3, 1809)

Nicknames: "Man of the People"; "Sage of Monticello"
Born:April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia
Died: July 4, 1826, at Monticello (near Charlottesville, Virginia)
Occupation: Lawyer, planter
Political Party: Democratic-Republican


James Madison

4th President of the United States
(March 4, 1809 to March 3, 1817)

Nicknames: "Father of the Constitution"
Born: March 16, 1751, in Port Conway, Virginia
Died: June 28, 1836, at Montpelier, Virginia
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democratic-Republican


James Monroe

5th President of the United States
(March 4, 1817 to March 3, 1825)

Nicknames: "The Last Cocked Hat"; "Era-of-Good-Feeling President"
Born: April 28, 1758, in Westmore land County, Virginia
Died: July 4, 1831, in New York, New York
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democratic-Republican


John Quincy Adams

6th President of the United States
(March 4, 1825 to March 3, 1829)

Nickname: "Old Man Eloquent"
Born: July 11, 1767, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
Died: February 23, 1848, in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democratic-Republican


Andrew Jackson

7th President of the United States
(March 4, 1829 to March 3, 1837)

Nickname: "Old Hickory"
Born: March 15, 1767, in the Waxhaw area, on North Carolina-South Carolina border
Died: June 8, 1845, at the Hermitage in Nashville, Tennessee
Occupation: Lawyer, soldier
Political Party: Democratic


Martin Van Buren

8th President of the United States
(March 4, 1837 to March 3, 1841)

Nicknames: "The Red Fox of Kinder hook"
Born: December 5, 1782, in Kinder hook, New York
Died: July 24, 1862, in Kinder hook, New York
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democratic


William Henry Harrison

9th President of the United States
(March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841)

Nicknames: "Old Tippecanoe"; "Old Tip"
Born: February 9, 1773, in Berkeley, Virginia
Died: April 4, 1841, in Washington, D.C.
Occupation:Soldier
Political Party: Whig


John Tyler

10th President of the United States
(April 6, 1841 to March 3, 1845)

Born: March 29, 1790, in Greenway, Virginia
Died: January 18, 1862, in Richmond, Virginia
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Whig


James Knox Polk

11th President of the United States
(March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849)

Nickname: "Young Hickory"
Born: November 2, 1795, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Died: June 15, 1849, in Nashville, Tennessee
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democratic


Zachary Taylor

12th President of the United States
(March 5, 1849 to July 9, 1850)

Nickname: "Old Rough and Ready"
Born: November 24, 1784, near Barboursville, Virginia
Died: July 9, 1850, in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Soldier
Political Party: Whig


Millard Fillmore

13th President of the United States
(July 9, 1850 to March 3, 1853)

Nickname: "The American Louis Philippe"
Born: January 7, 1800, in Locke Township (now Summer hill), New York
Died: March 8, 1874 in Buffalo, New York
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Whig


Franklin Pierce

14th President of the United States
(March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1857)

Nickname: "Young Hickory of the Granite Hills"
Born: November 23, 1804, in Hillsborough (now Hillsboro), New Hampshire
Died: October 8, 1869, in Concord, New Hampshire
Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Political Party: Democrat


James Buchanan

15th President of the United States
(March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1861)

Nickname: "Old Buck"
Born: April 23, 1791, in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania
Died: June 1, 1868, at Wheatland,Pennsylvania
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democrat


Abraham Lincoln

16th President of the United States
(March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865)

Nicknames: "Honest Abe"; "Illinois Rail Splitter"
Born: February 12, 1809, in Hardin (now Larue) County, Kentucky
Died: April 15, 1865, at Petersen's Boarding House in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican


Andrew Johnson

17th President of the United States
(April 15, 1865 to March 3, 1869)

Born: December 29, 1808, in Raleigh, North Carolina
Died: July 31, 1875, in Carter's Station, Tennessee
Occupation: Tailor, public official
Political Party: Democratic


Ulysses Simpson Grant

18th President of the United States
(March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1877)

Nickname: "Hero of Appomattox"
Born: April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio
Died: July 23, 1885, in Mount McGregor, New York
Occupation: Soldier
Political Party: Republican


Rutherford Birchard Hayes

19th President of the United States
(March 4, 1877 to March 3, 1881)

Born: October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio
Died: January 17, 1893, at Spiegel Grove in Fremont, Ohio
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican


James Abram Garfield

20th President of the United States
(March 4, 1881 to September 19, 1881)

Born: November 19, 1831, in Orange, Ohio
Died: September 19, 1881, in Elberon, New Jersey
Occupation: Teacher, public official
Political Party: Republican


Chester Alan Arthur

21st President of the United States
(September 19, 1881 to March 3, 1885)

Nickname: "The Gentleman Boss"; "Elegant Arthur"
Born: October 5, 1829, in Fairfield, Vermont
Died: November 18, 1886, in New York, New York
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican


Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th President of the United States
(March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1889 and March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1897)

Born: March 18, 1837, in Caldwell, New Jersey
Died: June 24, 1908, in Princeton, New Jersey
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democrat


Benjamin Harrison

23rd President of the United States
(March 4, 1889 to March 3, 1893

Born: August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio
Died: March 13, 1901, in Indianapolis, Indiana
Occupation:Lawyer
Political Party: Republican


Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th President of the United States
(March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1889 and March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1897)

Born: March 18, 1837, in Caldwell, New Jersey
Died: June 24, 1908, in Princeton, New Jersey
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democrat


William McKinley

25th President of the United States
(March 4, 1897 to September 14, 1901)

Nickname: "Idol of Ohio"
Born: January 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio
Died: September 14, 1901, in Buffalo, New York
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican


Theodore Roosevelt

26th President of the United States
(September 14, 1901 to March 3, 1909)

Nicknames: "TR"; "Trust-Buster"; "Teddy"
Born: October 27, 1858, in New York, New York
Died: January 6, 1919, in Oyster Bay, New York
Occupation: Author, lawyer, public official
Political Party: Republican


William Howard Taft

27th President of the United States
(March 4, 1909 to March 3, 1913)

Born: September 15, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: March 8, 1930, in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Political Party: Republican


Woodrow Wilson

28th President of the United States
(March 4, 1913 to March 3, 1921)

Born: December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia
Died: February 3, 1924, in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Teacher, public official
Political Party: Democrat


Warren Gamaliel Harding

29th President of the United States
(March 4, 1921 to August 2, 1923)

Born: November 2, 1865, near Corsica (now Blooming Grove), Ohio
Died: August 2, 1923, in San Francisco, California
Occupation: Editor-Publisher
Political Party: Republican


Calvin Coolidge

30th President of the United States
(August 3, 1923 to March 3, 1929)

Born: July 4, 1872, in Plymouth, Vermont
Died: January 5, 1933, in Northampton, Massachusetts
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Republican


Herbert Clark Hoover

31st President of the United States
(March 4, 1929 to March 3, 1933)

Born: August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa
Died: October 20, 1964, in New York, New York
Occupation: Engineer
Political Party: Republican


Franklin Delano Roosevelt

32nd President of the United States
(March 4, 1933 to April 12, 1945)

Nickname: "FDR"
Born: January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York
Died: April 12, 1945, in Warm Springs, Georgia
Occupation:Public official, lawyer
Political Party: Democrat


Harry S. Truman

33rd President of the United States
(April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953)

Nickname: "Give 'Em Hell Harry"
Born: May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri
Died: December 26, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri
Occupation: Farmer, public official
Political Party: Democrat


Dwight David Eisenhower

34th President of the United States
(January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961)

Nickname: "Ike"
Born: October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas
Died: March 28, 1969, in Washington, D.C.
Occupation: Soldier
Political Party: Republican

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

35th President of the United States
(January 20, 1961 to November 22, 1963)

Nickname: "JFK", "Jack"
Born: May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts
Died: November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Author, public official
Political Party: Democrat


Lyndon Baines Johnson

36th President of the United States
(November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969)

Nickname: "LBJ"
Born: August 27, 1908, near Johnson City, Texas
Died: January 22, 1973, near Johnson City, Texas
Occupation: Teacher, public official
Political Party: Democrat


Richard Milhous Nixon

37th President of the United States
(January 20, 1969 to August 9, 1974)

Born: January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California
Died: April 22, 1994, in New York, New York
Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Political Party: Republican


Gerald Rudolph Ford

38th President of the United States
(August 9, 1974 to January 20, 1977)

Nickname: "Jerry"
Born: July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska
Died: December 26, 2006 in Rancho Mirage, California
Occupation: Lawyer, public official
Political Party: Republican


James Earl Carter, Jr.

39th President of the United States
(January 20, 1977 to January 20, 1981)

Nickname: "Jimmy"
Born: October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia
Occupation: Farmer, public official
Political Party: Democrat


Ronald Wilson Reagan

40th President of the United States
(January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989)

Nicknames: "The Gipper"; "The Great Communicator"; "Dutch"
Born: February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois
Died: June 5, 2004, in Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Actor, public official
Political Party: Republican


George Herbert Walker Bush

41st President of the United States
(January 20, 1989 to January 20, 1993)

Nickname: "Poppy"
Born: June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts
Occupation: Businessman, public official
Political Party: Republican


William Jefferson Clinton

42nd President of the United States
(January 20, 1993 to January 20, 2001)

Nicknames: "Bill"
Born: August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas
Occupation:Lawyer, public official
Political Party: Democrat


George Walker Bush

43rd President of the United States
(January 20, 2001 to Present)

Nicknames: "W"
Born: July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut
Occupation: Businessman
Political Party: Republican
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