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U.S. Presidents (In chronological order)

George Washington, 1789-1797 Nickname: “Father of His Country” Born: February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia Died: December 14, 1799, at Mount Vernon, Virginia John Adams, 1797-1801 Nickname: “Atlas of Independence” Born: October 30, 1735, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts Died: July 4, 1826, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809 Nicknames: “Man of the People”; “Sage of Monticello” Born: April 13, 1743, in Shadwell, Virginia Died: July 4, 1826, at Monticello (near Charlottesville, Virginia) James Madison, 1809-1817 Nicknames: “Father of the Constitution” Born: March 16, 1751, in Port Conway, Virginia Died: June 28, 1836, at Montpelier, Virginia

James Monroe, 1817-1825 Nicknames: “The Last Cocked Hat”; “Era-of-Good-Feeling President” Born: April 28, 1758, in Westmoreland County, Virginia Died: July 4, 1831, in New York, New York John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829 Nickname: “Old Man Eloquent” Born: July 11, 1767, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts Died: February 23, 1848, in Washington, D.C. Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837 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 Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841 Nicknames: “The Little Magician”; “The Red Fox of Kinderhook” Born: December 5, 1782, in Kinderhook, New York Died: July 24, 1862, in Kinderhook, New York


William Henry Harrison, 1841 Nicknames: “Old Tippecanoe”; “Old Tip” Born: February 9, 1773, in Berkeley, Virginia Died: April 4, 1841, in Washington, D.C. John Tyler, 1841-1845 Nicknames: “Accidental President”; “His Accidency” Born: March 29, 1790, in Greenway, Virginia Died: January 18, 1862, in Richmond, Virginia James Knox Polk, 1845-1849 Nickname: “Young Hickory” Born: November 2, 1795, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Died: June 15, 1849, in Nashville, Tennessee

Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850 Nickname: “Old Rough and Ready” Born: November 24, 1784, near Barboursville, Virginia Died: July 9, 1850, in Washington, D.C.

Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853 Nickname: “The American Louis Philippe” Born: January 7, 1800, in Locke Township (now Summerhill), New York Died: March 8, 1874 in Buffalo, New York Franklin Pierce, 1853-1857 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 James Buchanan, 1857-1861 Nickname: “Old Buck” Born: April 23, 1791, in Cove Gap (near Mercersburg), Pennsylvania Died: June 1, 1868, at Wheatland (near Lancaster, Pennsylvania) Abraham Lincoln, 1861-1865 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.


Andrew Johnson, 1865-1869 Nickname: None listed. Born: December 29, 1808, in Raleigh, North Carolina Died: July 31, 1875, in Carter’s Station, Tennessee

Chester Alan Arthur, 1881-1885 Nickname: “The Gentleman Boss”; “Elegant Arthur” Born: October 5, 1829, in Fairfield, Vermont Died: November 18, 1886, in New York, New York

Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1869-1877 Nickname: “Hero of Appomattox” Born: April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio Died: July 23, 1885, in Mount McGregor, New York

Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889 Nickname: “Veto Mayor”; “Veto President” Born: March 18, 1837, in Caldwell, New Jersey Died: June 24, 1908, in Princeton, New Jersey

Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 1877-1881 Nickname: “Dark-Horse President” Born: October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio Died: January 17, 1893, at Spiegel Grove in Fremont, Ohio

Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893 Nicknames: “Kid Gloves Harrison”; “Little Ben” Born: August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio Died: March 13, 1901, in Indianapolis, Indiana

James Abram Garfield, 1881 Nickname: None listed. Born: November 19, 1831, in Orange, Ohio Died: September 19, 1881, in Elberon, New Jersey

Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897 Nickname: “Veto Mayor”; “Veto President” Born: March 18, 1837, in Caldwell, New Jersey Died: June 24, 1908, in Princeton, New Jersey


William McKinley, 1897-1901 Nickname: “Idol of Ohio” Born: January 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio Died: September 14, 1901, in Buffalo, New York

Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1921-1923 Nickname: None listed. Born: November 2, 1865, near Corsica (now Blooming Grove), Ohio Died: August 2, 1923, in San Francisco, California

Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909 Nicknames: “TR”; “Trust-Buster”; “Teddy” Born: October 27, 1858, in New York, New York Died: January 6, 1919, in Oyster Bay, New York

Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929 Nickname: “Silent Cal” Born: July 4, 1872, in Plymouth, Vermont Died: January 5, 1933, in Northampton, Massachusetts

William Howard Taft, 1909-1913 Nickname: None listed. Born: September 15, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio Died: March 8, 1930, in Washington, D.C.

Herbert Clark Hoover, 1929-1933 Nickname: None listed. Born: August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa Died: October 20, 1964, in New York, New York

Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921 Nickname: “Schoolmaster in Politics” Born: December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia Died: February 3, 1924, in Washington, D.C.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 Nickname: “FDR” Born: January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York Died: April 12, 1945, in Warm Springs, Georgia


Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953 Nickname: “Give ‘Em Hell Harry” Born: May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri Died: December 26, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri Dwight David Eisenhower, 1953-1961 Nickname: “Ike” Born: October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas Died: March 28, 1969, in Washington, D.C. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1961-1963 Nickname: “JFK”, “Jack” Born: May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts Died: November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1963-1969 Nickname: “LBJ” Born: August 27, 1908, near Johnson City, Texas Died: January 22, 1973, near Johnson City, Texas Richard Milhous Nixon, 1969-1974 Nickname: None listed. Born: January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California Died: April 22, 1994, in New York, New York

James Earl Carter, Jr., 1977-1981 Nickname: “Jimmy” Born: October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia Ronald Wilson Reagan, 1981-1989 Nicknames: “The Gipper”; “The Great Communicator”; “Dutch” Born: February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois Died: June 5, 2004, in Los Angeles, California George Herbert Walker Bush, 1989-1993 Nickname: “Poppy” Born: June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts William Jefferson Clinton, 1993-2001 Nicknames: “Bill” Born: August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas George Walker Bush, 2001-2009 Nicknames: “W” Born: July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut Barack Hussein Obama, 2009Nicknames: None listed. Born: August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii

Gerald Rudolph Ford, 1974-1977 Nickname: “Jerry” Born: July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska Died: December 26, 2006 in Rancho Mirage, California

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