United States Presidents

In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States after defeating the British in the American war of Independence. He is considered one of the most important US political figures as he was instrumental in the fight for independence and the formation of the constitution. He began to define the modern presidency. He also settled on the title of ‘Mr President’ instead of something much fancier.

Following Washington, there have been 43 other men who have served as President. The US presidency is often considered the most powerful political role in the world. The 45th and current president of the United States is Donald Trump. There has only been one black president, Barack Obama. There has never been a female President of the United States.

How many US Presidents have there been?

There have been a total of 45 US Presidents. The first president was George Washington who came into office on April 30, 1789 and remained president until 1797. His Vice-President was John Adams. The current and 45th president of the United States is Donald Trump who was elected in 2017. His Vice-President is Mike Pence.

How many US Presidents were left handed?

8 US Presidents have been left handed. The left handed US Presidents include Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Ronald Reagan. Gerald Ford, Harry Truman, James Garfield, and Herbert Hoover were also US Presidents who were left handed. It is not clear which presidents were left handed before the 20th century. Before then being left handed was considered a disability and children were typically forced to write with their right hand instead.

How many US Presidents died while in office?

8 US Presidents have died while in office. The US Presidents that died of natural causes were William Henry Harrison who died of pneumonia (1841), Zachary Taylor who died of acute gastroenteritis (1850), Warren G. Harding who died of a heart attack (1923), and Franklin D. Roosevelt who died of a cerebral hemorrhage (1945). The US presidents that were assassinated were Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A. Garfield (1881), William McKinley (1900), and John F. Kennedy (1963).

US Presidents Guides
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6’4” | 1.93 m
February 12, 1809
Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln
6’1” | 1.85 m
March 15, 1767
Andrew Jackson
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Andrew Jackson
6’1” | 1.85 m
August 4, 1961
Barack Obama
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Barack Obama
6’2” | 1.88 m
August 19, 1946
Bill Clinton
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Bill Clinton
6’3” | 1.91 m
June 14, 1946
Donald Trump
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Donald Trump
6’2” | 1.88 m
January 30, 1882
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
6’2” | 1.88 m
June 12, 1924
George H. W. Bush
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George H. W. Bush
6’0” | 1.83 m
July 6, 1946
George W. Bush
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George W. Bush
6’2” | 1.88 m
February 22, 1732
George Washington
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George Washington
Joe Biden
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6’0” | 1.83 m
November 20, 1942
Joe Biden
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Joe Biden
5’7” | 1.70 m
October 30, 1735
John Adams
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John Adams
6’0” | 1.83 m
May 29, 1917
John F. Kennedy
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John F. Kennedy
6’0” | 1.83 m
January 9, 1913
Richard Nixon
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Richard Nixon
6’1” | 1.85 m
February 6, 1911
Ronald Reagan
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Ronald Reagan
5’10” | 1.78 m
October 27, 1858
Theodore Roosevelt
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Theodore Roosevelt
6’2” | 1.88 m
April 13, 1743
Thomas Jefferson
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Thomas Jefferson
Bill Clinton
Size comparison drawings of Bill Clinton comparing the heights of other related US Presidents

Bill Clinton served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001 and is a retired American lawyer and politician. Bill Clinton was elected into office at the end of the Cold War and became the first baby-boomer generation President. He also became the third-youngest President at the age of 46. Bill Clinton graduated from Georgetown University and received his law degree from Yale University in 1973. He is a member of the Democratic Party and is the husband of Hillary Clinton who served as Secretary of State from 2009 until 2013.

Bill Clinton has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Bill Clinton with height measurements
Bill Clinton served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001 and is a retired American lawyer and politician. Bill Clinton was elected into office at the end of the Cold War and became the first baby-boomer generation President. He also became the 3rd-youngest President at 46.

Bill Clinton has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Bill Clinton with height measurements
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Position: 42nd U.S. President

Term: 1993–2001

Political Party: Democratic

Given Name
William Jefferson Clinton
Birthday
August 19, 1946

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Bill Clinton elevations (assorted)

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Andrew Jackson
Height comparison diagram of Andrew Jackson compared to other US Presidents

Andrew Jackson served as the 7th president of the United States from 1829 until 1837 and was a lawyer and soldier. Before becoming President, Andrew Jackson, gained popularity as a general of the United States Army, served in both houses of Congress, and belonged to the Democratic party. Andrew Jackson did not receive a formal college education, but read law books as a teen. Andrew Jackson was elected into office through the popular vote and as President of the United States sought to become a direct representation of the country’s citizens. Andrew Jackson died on June 8, 1845 at the age of 78.

Andrew Jackson had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Andrew Jackson with overall height
Andrew Jackson served as the 7th president of the United States from 1829 until 1837 and was a lawyer and soldier. Before becoming President, Andrew Jackson, gained popularity as a general of the United States Army, served in both houses of Congress, and belonged to the Democratic party.

Andrew Jackson had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Andrew Jackson with overall height
Andrew Jackson
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Position: 7th U.S. President

Term: 1829–1837

Political Party: Democratic

Death: June 8, 1845 (78)

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Birthday
March 15, 1767

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Andrew Jackson elevations (assorted)

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Abraham Lincoln
Height illustration of Abraham Lincoln standing in various postures

Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky in 1809. Largely self-educated, he studied to become a lawyer and then rose through the ranks of local and state politics, becoming President in 1860. He led the Northern States through the American Civil War, a time of moral, political and constitutional criss wherein thousands of people died. The North defeated the South, keeping the Union intact, and instigated the abolishment of slavery. Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in 1865, a Confederate spy, while attending a play at the Ford’s Theater in Washington D.C.

Abraham Lincoln had a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Abraham Lincoln was born in Kentucky in 1809. Largely self-educated, he studied to become a lawyer and then rose through the ranks of local and state politics, becoming President in 1860. He led the Northern States through the American Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln had a height of 6’4” (1.93 m).

Abraham Lincoln
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Position: 16th U.S. President
Term: 1861–1865
Political Party: Republican
Death: April 15, 1865 (56)

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Birthday
February 12, 1809

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Abraham Lincoln standing (formal), standing, presenting

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Ronald Reagan
Collection of drawings of Ronald Reagan in various standing postures with height measurement

Ronald Reagan served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his move into politics, he served in the US military and also had a film career, later becoming the President of the Screen Actors Guild. He became President in 1981. He is considered, alongside Britain’s Margaret Thatcher, as a key influencer of modern Conservatism, his policies paving the way for the economic system of today. His legacy is often widely debated. Ronald Regan was married to Nancy Reagan, and they had a famously close and loving relationship. Ronald Reagan died from complications related to Alzheimer’s in 2004.

Ronald Reagan had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Ronald Reagan served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his move into politics, he served in the US military and also had a film career, later becoming the President of the Screen Actors Guild. He became President in 1981.

Ronald Reagan had a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Ronald Reagan
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Position: 40th U.S. President
Term: 1981–1989
Political Party: Republican
Death: June 5, 2004 (93)

Given Name
Ronald Wilson Reagan
Birthday
February 6, 1911

Drawings include:
Ronald Reagan standing, waving, walking (thumbs up)

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Richard Nixon
Size comparison drawings of Richard Nixon comparing the heights of other related US Presidents

Richard M. Nixon served as the 37th president of the United States from 1969 until 1974 and was a member of the Republican party. He also served as vice-president from 1953 to 1961 who gained national attention as the representative and senator of California. During his presidency, Richard M. Nixon worked towards ending U.S. fighting within Vietnam. Most famously, Richard M. Nixon became the only President in history to resign from the presidential role due to the Watergate Scandal. Members of his administration offices also resigned during this time. Richard M. Nixon passed away on April 22, 1994 at the age of 81.

Richard Nixon had a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Richard Nixon with height measurements
Richard M. Nixon served as the 37th president of the United States from 1969 until 1974 and was a member of the Republican party. He also served as vice-president from 1953 to 1961 who gained national attention as the representative and senator of California.

Richard Nixon had a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Richard Nixon with height measurements
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Position: 37th U.S. President

Term: 1969–1973

Political Party: Republican

Death: April 22, 1994 (81)

Given Name
Richard Milhous Nixon
Birthday
January 9, 1913

Drawings include:
Richard Nixon elevations (assorted)

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