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George Washington
George Washington

1st

President of the U.S.A.

1789-1797

Party:

Non-partisan

Predecessor:

n/a

Successor:

John Adams

Lived from February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799 (aged 67)

President from April 30, 1789 - March 4, 1797

Former Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army (1775-1783)

Vice President: John Adams

John Adams
John Adams

2nd

President of the U.S.A.

1797-1801

Party:

Federalist

Predecessor:

George Washington

Successor:

Thomas Jefferson

Lived from October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826 (aged 90)

President from March 4, 1797 - March 4, 1801

Former 1st Vice President of the United States

Vice President: Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson

3rd

President of the U.S.A.

1801-1809

Party:

Democratic-Republican

Predecessor:

John Adams

Successor:

James Madison

Lived from April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826    (aged 83)    

President from March 4, 1801    March 4, 1809    

Formerly the 2nd Vice President of the United States    

Vice Presidents: Aaron Burr and George Clinton    

James Madison
James Madison

4th

President of the U.S.A.

1809-1817

Party:

Democratic-Republican

Predecessor:

Thomas Jefferson

Successor:

James Monroe

Lived from March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836    (aged 85)    

President from March 4, 1809  - March 4, 1817    

Formerly the 5th U.S. Secretary of State (1801-1809)  

Vice President: Elbridge Gerry     

James Monroe
James Monroe

5th

President of the U.S.A.

1817-1825

Party:

Democratic-Republican

Predecessor:

James Madison

Successor:

John Quincy Adams

Lived from April 28, 1758 to July 4, 1831  (aged 73).
President from March 4, 1817 to March 4, 1825.
Former 7th United States Secretary of State (1811-1817)    
Vice President: Daniel D. Tompkins

Portrait by Samuel Morse

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams

6th

President of the U.S.A.

1825-1829

Party:

Democratic-Republican

Predecessor:

James Monroe

Successor:

Andrew Jackson

Lived from July 11, 1767 to February 23, 1848  (aged 80)
President from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829
Former 8th United States Secretary of State (1817-1825)    
Vice President: John C. Calhoun

Portrait by Gilbert Stuart.

Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson

7th

President of the U.S.A.

1829-1837

Party:

Democratic

Predecessor:

John Quincy Adams

Successor:

Martin Van Buren

Lived from March 15, 1767 to June 8, 1845  (aged 78). 

President from March 4, 1829 to March 4, 1837. 

Former U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1823-1825). 

Vice President: Martin Van Buren

Portrait by Ralph E. W. Earl, 1835.

Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren

8th

President of the U.S.A.

1837-1841

Party:

Democratic

Predecessor:

Andrew Jackson

Successor:

William Henry Harrison

Lived from December 5, 1782 to July 24, 1862 (aged 79)    
President from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841  
Former 8th Vice President of the United States    
Vice President: Richard Mentor Johnson

Portrait by George Peter Alexander Healy

William Henry Harrison
William Henry Harrison

9th

President of the U.S.A.

1841-1841

Party:

Whig

Predecessor:

Martin Van Buren

Successor:

John Tyler

Lived from February 9, 1773 to April 4, 1841 (aged 68)    
President from March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841    
Former United States Minister to Colombia (1828-1829)    
Vice President: John Tyler

Portrait by Rembrandt Peale (1778-1860)

John Tyler
John Tyler

10th

President of the U.S.A.

1841-1845

Party:

Whig and Independent

Predecessor:

William Henry Harrison

Successor:

James K. Polk

Lived from March 29, 1790 to January 18, 1862 (aged 71)    
President from April 4, 1841 to March 4, 1845    
Former 10th Vice President of the United States (1841-1845)
Vice President: None

Portrait by George Peter Alexander Healy

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