All The Past Presidents Of The United States Of America

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When the US is about to get new president the whole world is watching. I’m sure the inauguration ceremony and all the buzz around it and you didn’t miss any part of it, not to mention the election period. This time was crazy compared to past presidents, things turned out a little bit unexpected, almost nobody really believed that Donald Trump will win the elections. But, never the less, he did. Donald Trump is the newest president of The United States of America and he will be wearing that title for the next four years. So, today in 2017, Donald Trump, a real estate developer and television producer, is the 45th president of the USA. Let’s have a quick time travel and remind ourselves who were his predecessors and what were their occupations before they became presidents. Start scrolling down!

2.  John Adams (1797-1801) Born: 1735, Massachusetts. Before the presidency, he was Vice President of the United States. This is the first in our past presidents list

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3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) Born: 1743, Virginia. His occupation before he was elected was also Vice President of the United States.

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4.  James Madison (1809-1817) Born: 1751, Virginia. Medison was United States Secretary of State before he became a president.

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5.  James Monroe (1817-1825) Born: 1758, Virginia. Occupation before President – United States Secretary of War.

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6.  John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) Born: 1767, Massachusetts.  Before President, he was United States Secretary of State.

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7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) Born: 1767, Carolina. Occupation before President – United States Senator from Tennessee.

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8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841) Born: 1782, New York. Occupation before President -Vice President of the United States.

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9.  William Henry Harrison (1841-1841) Born: 1773, Virginia. Before he was elected President he was United States Minister to Gran Colombia.

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10. John Tyler (1841-1845) Born: 1790, Virginia. Occupation before President – Vice President of the United States.

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11. James Knox Polk (1845-1849) Born: 1795, North Carolina. Occupation before President – Governor of Tennessee.

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12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850) Born: 1784, Virginia. Coming from Army – United States Army Major General.

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13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853) Born: 1800, New York. Occupation before President – Vice President of the United States.

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14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) Born: 1804, New Hampshire Occupation before President – United States Senator from New Hampshire.

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15. James Buchanan (1857-1861) Born: 1791, Pennsylvania. Occupation before President – United States Minister to the United Kingdom

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16.  Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) Born: 1809, Kentucky. Occupation before President – Member of the United States House of Representatives from Illinois.

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17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) Born: 1808, North Carolina. Occupation before President – Vice President of the United States.

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18. Hiram Ulysses Grant (1869-1877) Born: 1822, Ohio.  Occupation before President – Commanding General of the United States Army.

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19.  Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1877-1881) Born: 1822, Ohio. Occupation before President – Governor of Ohio.

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20. James Abram Garfield (1881-1881) Born: 1831, Ohio. Occupation before President – Member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio.

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Past presidents list continues 21. Chester Alan Arthur (1881-1885) Born: 1829, Vermont. Occupation before President – Vice President of the United States.

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22. Stephen Grover Cleveland (1885-1889) Born: 1837, New Jersey. Occupation before President – Governor of New York.

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23.  Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893) Born: 1833, Ohio.   Occupation before President – United States Senator from Indiana.

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24. Stephen Grover Cleveland (1893-1897) Born: 1837, New Jersey Occupation before President- President of the United States.

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25. William McKinley (1897-1901) Born: 1843, Ohio.        Occupation before President – Governor of Ohio.

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26.  Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1901-1909) Born: 1858, New York. Occupation Before President -Vice President of the United States.

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27. William Howard Taft. Born 1857 in Ohio and was president from 1909 – 1913. Before presidency he was United States Secretary of War. Random fact: After his term he served as The Supreme Court Chief Justice.

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28. Thomas Woodrow Wilson. Born 1856 in Virginia. Was president from 1913 – 1921. Before being president he was Governor of New Jersey. Random fact: Only president buried in Washington D.C

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29. Warren Gamaliel Harding. President from 1921 – 1923. Born 1865 in Ohio and before being president he was a United States Senator from Ohio. Random fact about him: The son of two doctors.

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30. John Calvin Coolidge was born in 1872 in Vermont. Was president from 1923 – 1929. Before being president he was Vice President of the United States. Random fact: His son died in age 16 from infected blister.

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31. Herbert Clark Hoover. Born 1874 in Iowa and was president from 1929 – 1933. Before president he was a United States Secretary of Commerce. Random fact about him: First president to be born west of the Mississippi River.

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32. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Born 1882 in New York and before he was president he was Governor of New York and served as president from 1933 – 1945. Fun fact: Selected Frances Perkins to be Secretary of Labor, the first woman to be selected for cabinet position.

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33. Harry S. Truman. Born 1884 in Missouri. Was potus from 1945 – 1953. Before he was in office he was Vice President of the United States. Fun fact: The S in his name means nothing.

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34. David Dwight Eisenhower. Born 1890 in Texas and was president from 1953 – 1961. Before being president he was Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. Fun Fact: First potus to ride in an helicopter.

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35. John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Born 1917 in Massachusetts and was president from 1961 – 1963. Before being president he was a Senator from Massachusetts. Random fact about him: Won a Pulitzer prize for ” Profiles in Courage “

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36 Lyndon Baines Johnson. Born 1908 in Texas and was president from 1963 – 1969. Before he was president he was the Vice President of the United States. Random fact: Almost got killed in WW2

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37. Richard Milhous Nixon. Born 1913 in California and was president from 1969 – 1974. Before he did his term he was the Vice President of the United States. Random Fact: Nixon could play the piano, Saxophone, Clarinet, Accordion and Violin.

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38. Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. Born 1913 in Nebraska and was president from 1974 – 1977 and before he was president he was the Vice President of the United States. Random Fact: His birth name was Leslie Lynch King Jr.

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39. James Earl ” Jimmy ” Carter Jr. Born 1924 in Georgia and was president from 1977 – 1981 ) Before he was president he was a Governor of Georgia. Random fact: The first president to be born in a hospital.

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40. Ronald Wilson Regan. Born 1911 in Illinois and was president from 1981 – 1989. Before his term he was a Governor of California. Random fact: The only president at the time to get a divorce.

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41. George Herbert Walker Bush. Born in 1924 in Massachusetts. President from 1989 – 1993 ) and he was the Vice President of the United States before being elected. Random fact: Was the captain of Yale University baseball team and played in the first two College World Series.

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42. William Jefferson ” Bill ” Clinton. Born 1946 in Arkansas. President from 1993 – 2001. Before being president he was a Governor of Arkansas. Random fact: The only president who was a Rhodes Scholar.

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43. George Walker Bush. Born 1946 in Connecticut. President from 2001 – 2009 ) Before presidency he was a Governor of Texas and you might be surprised to know that he’s 2002 State of the Union Address was the first ever to be broadcast live on the internet.

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44. Barack Hussein Obama. Born 1961 in Hawaii. ( President from 2009 – 2017 ) Before presidency he was a United States Senator from Illinois. Stuff you didn’t know about Barack: Collects Spider Man comics.

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45. Donald John Trump. Born 1946 In New York. President from 2017 – Incumbent ) What he did before President: Real estate developer and television producer. Stuff you didn’t know about him: Doesn’t drink alcohol at all.

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