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Overview of the Presidents: Basic Facts & Figures

This chart lists U.S. presidents' birth places, parties, and birth and death dates. Use this reference when studying U.S. History, celebrating Presidents' Day, or learning about the presidential election process.
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  Name and (party)1 Term State of
birth
Born Died Religion2 Age at
inaug.
Age at
death
1. George Washington (F)3 1789–1797   Va. 2/22/1732 12/14/1799 Episcopalian 57 67
2. John Adams (F) 1797–1801 Mass. 10/30/1735 7/4/1826 Unitarian 61 90
3. Thomas Jefferson (DR) 1801–1809 Va. 4/13/1743 7/4/1826 Deist 57 83
4. James Madison (DR) 1809–1817 Va. 3/16/1751 6/28/1836 Episcopalian 57 85
5. James Monroe (DR) 1817–1825 Va. 4/28/1758 7/4/1831 Episcopalian 58 73
6. John Quincy Adams (DR) 1825–1829 Mass. 7/11/1767 2/23/1848 Unitarian 57 80
7. Andrew Jackson (D) 1829–1837 S.C. 3/15/1767 6/8/1845 Presbyterian 61 78
8. Martin Van Buren (D) 1837–1841 N.Y. 12/5/1782 7/24/1862 Reformed Dutch 54 79
9. William H. Harrison (W)4 1841 Va. 2/9/1773 4/4/1841 Episcopalian 68 68
10. John Tyler (W) 1841–1845 Va. 3/29/1790 1/18/1862 Episcopalian 51 71
11. James K. Polk (D) 1845–1849 N.C. 11/2/1795 6/15/1849 Methodist 49 53
12. Zachary Taylor (W)4 1849–1850 Va. 11/24/1784 7/9/1850 Episcopalian 64 65
13. Millard Fillmore (W) 1850–1853 N.Y. 1/7/1800 3/8/1874 Unitarian 50 74
14. Franklin Pierce (D) 1853–1857 N.H. 11/23/1804 10/8/1869 Episcopalian 48 64
15. James Buchanan (D) 1857–1861 Pa. 4/23/1791 6/1/1868 Presbyterian 65 77
16. Abraham Lincoln (R)5 1861–1865 Ky. 2/12/1809 4/15/1865 Liberal 52 56
17. Andrew Johnson (U)6 1865–1869 N.C. 12/29/1808 7/31/1875 (7) 56 66
18. Ulysses S. Grant (R) 1869–1877 Ohio 4/27/1822 7/23/1885 Methodist 46 63
19. Rutherford B. Hayes (R) 1877–1881 Ohio 10/4/1822 1/17/1893 Methodist 54 70
20. James Garfield (R)5 1881 Ohio 11/19/1831 9/19/1881 Disciples of Christ 49 49
21. Chester A. Arthur (R) 1881–1885 Vt. 10/5/1829 11/18/1886 Episcopalian 50 56
22. Grover Cleveland (D) 1885–1889 N.J. 3/18/1837 6/24/1908 Presbyterian 47 71
23. Benjamin Harrison (R) 1889–1893 Ohio 8/20/1833 3/13/1901 Presbyterian 55 67
24. Grover Cleveland (D)8 1893–1897 N.J. 3/18/1837 6/24/1908 Presbyterian 55 71
25. William McKinley (R)5 1897–1901 Ohio 1/29/1843 9/14/1901 Methodist 54 58
26. Theodore Roosevelt (R) 1901–1909 N.Y. 10/27/1858 1/6/1919 Reformed Dutch 42 60
27. William H. Taft (R) 1909–1913 Ohio 9/15/1857 3/8/1930 Unitarian 51 72
28. Woodrow Wilson (D) 1913–1921 Va. 12/28/1856 2/3/1924 Presbyterian 56 67
29. Warren Harding (R)4 1921–1923 Ohio 11/2/1865 8/2/1923 Baptist 55 57
30. Calvin Coolidge (R) 1923–1929 Vt. 7/4/1872 1/5/1933 Congregationalist 51 60
31. Herbert Hoover (R) 1929–1933 Iowa 8/10/1874 10/20/1964 Quaker 54 90
32. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (D)4 1933–1945 N.Y. 1/30/1882 4/12/1945 Episcopalian 51 63
33. Harry Truman (D) 1945–1953 Mo. 5/8/1884 12/26/1972 Baptist 60 88
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) 1953–1961 Tex. 10/14/1890 3/28/1969 Presbyterian 62 78
35. John F. Kennedy (D)5 1961–1963 Mass. 5/29/1917 11/22/1963 Roman Catholic 43 46
36. Lyndon B. Johnson (D) 1963–1969 Tex. 8/27/1908 1/22/1973 Disciples of Christ 55 64
37. Richard Nixon (R)9 1969–1974 Calif. 1/9/1913 4/22/1994 Quaker 56 81
38. Gerald Ford (R) 1974–1977 Neb. 7/14/1913 12/26/2006 Episcopalian 61 90
39. James Carter (D) 1977–1981 Ga. 10/1/1924 Southern Baptist 52
40. Ronald Reagan (R) 1981–1989 Ill. 2/6/1911 6/5/2004 Disciples of Christ 69 93
41. George H.W. Bush (R) 1989–1993 Mass. 6/12/1924 Episcopalian 64
42. William Clinton (D) 1993–2001 Ark. 8/19/1946 Baptist 46
43. George W. Bush (R) 2001–2009 Conn. 7/6/46 Methodist 54
44. Barack Obama (D) 2009– Hawaii 8/4/61 United Church of Christ 47
NOTE:
1. F—Federalist; DR—Democratic-Republican; D—Democratic; W—Whig; R—Republican; U—Union.
2. Religious affiliation at election. Several presidents changed religions during their lifetimes.
3. No party for first election. The party system in the U.S. made its appearance during Washington's first term.
4. Died in office.
5. Assassinated in office.
6. The Republican National Convention of 1864 adopted the name Union Party. It renominated Lincoln for president; for vice president it nominated Johnson, a War Democrat. Although frequently listed as a Republican vice president and president, Johnson undoubtedly considered himself strictly a member of the Union Party. When that party broke apart after 1868, he returned to the Democratic Party.
7. Johnson was not a professed church member; however, he admired the Baptist principles of church government.
8. Second nonconsecutive term.
9. Resigned Aug. 9, 1974.
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