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Welcome to PresidentialFactsandTrivia.com!

We have profiled each U.S. President and listed many interesting facts about their lives, careers, and family. You’ll also find unique facts and trivia about all the Presidents from Washington to Obama, including presidential “firsts” and interesting anecdotes that make each of these men a notable American historical figure …

President WashingtonIn addition, you can find convenient information about each President’s historic sites, whether it be a former home, gravesite, or an official presidential library. These historic sites are located across the country and offer a valuable and enjoyable educational experience for visitors …

NEW: Videos for all the president’s historical sites have been added to their individual pages …

Each President’s page also offers a recommended list of literary resources to help you discover more details about their public and private lives …

We add additional facts and trivia frequently … you’ll also find recounts of interesting presidential anecdotes and quotes from the men who held America’s highest office. Many of these stories reveal the unique personalities of the U.S. Presidents and help uncover the men behind the office …

President John AdamsWe invite you to learn and explore presidential history by visiting each President’s page on the menu to your right. You can expect the site to grow over time, as we are always researching and delving deeper into the lives and careers of all the U.S. Presidents …

For starters, here’s a list of fun and interesting facts about the presidency … Enjoy!

Presidential Trivia: Fun Facts To Know …

There have been no presidents who were only children. Every president thus far has had at least one sibling …

A significant ex-presidential event occured on September 7, 2012. On that date former President Jimmy Carter became the president who lived the longest length of time after leaving the presidency. September 7, 2012 marked 31 years and 231 days since Carter left office. The previous record was held by Herbert Hoover …

President Ronald Reagan Did you know that four U.S. Presidents played college football? They were Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan …

College degrees are important in this day and age, but nine U.S. Presidents never attended college! They are George Washington, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Grover Cleveland, and Harry Truman …

Thirteen U.S. Presidents served out two complete full four years terms (or more). They are: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses Grant, Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush …

Virginia is the state that can claim the most U.S. Presidents … eight presidents were born in the great state of Virginia …

Many towns across the U.S. have been named for presidents, but only one state … Washington. But four state capital cities have been named for presidents … Jackson, MS … Jefferson City, MO … Lincoln, NE, and Madison, WI.

Can you name the U.S. Presidents whose pictures are on commonly circulated paper currency? Currently, there are five. They are: George Washington ($1), Thomas Jefferson ($2), Abraham Lincoln ($5), Andrew Jackson ($20), and Ulysses Grant ($50).

President Martin Van Buren www.PresidentialFactsandTrivia.comThere have been only two years in our history in which three U.S. Presidents served. The first was 1841, and the three presidents were Martin Van Buren (#8), William Henry Harrison (#9), and John Tyler (#10). It happened due to Harrison’s untimely death just one month after taking office. The second year was 40 years later in 1881, when Rutherford Hayes (#19), James Garfield (#20), and Chester Arthur (#21) all served. Garfield served only six months in office …

Only five presidents wore a full beard in office. They were Lincoln, Grant, Hayes, Garfield, and Benjamin Harrison …

Only two presidents are buried in Arlington National Cemetary, the final resting place for countless American heroes and patriots. The two presidents are William Howard Taft and John F. Kennedy …

President Herbert Hoover www.PresidentialFactsandTrivia.comDid you know that seven U.S. Presidents wrote (or write) left handed? The lefty presidents: James Garfield (actually ambidextrous), Herbert Hoover, Harry Truman, Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama …

Did you know that twelve Presidents were formerly generals in the U.S. Army? Here are the twelve, and the wars they served in: George Washington (Revolutionary War), Andrew Jackson (War of 1812), Zachary Taylor (War of 1812 and Mexican-American War), William Henry Harrison (Indian Wars), Franklin Pierce (Mexican-American War), Dwight Eisenhower (World War Two). The remaining six Presidents were all Civil War generals … Andrew Johnson, Ulysses Grant, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, and Benjamin Harrison.

Six U.S. Presidents took the oath of office in places other than Washington, D.C. The six were George Washington, John Adams, Chester Arthur, Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, and Lyndon Johnson …

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