Presidents of the United States of America

List of US presidents from George Washington to Donald J. Trump.

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Number Name Term of Office
45 Donald J. Trump 2017 -
44 Barack Obama 2009 - 2017
43 George W. Bush 2001 - 2009
42 William J. Clinton 1993 - 2001
41 George H. W. Bush 1989 - 1993
40 Ronald Reagan 1981 - 1989
39 James Carter 1977 - 1981
38 Gerald R. Ford 1974 - 1977
37 Richard M. Nixon 1969 - 1974
36 Lyndon B. Johnson 1963 - 1969
35 John F. Kennedy 1961 - 1963 ††
34 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953 - 1961
33 Harry S. Truman 1945 - 1953
32 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933 - 1945 †
31 Herbert Hoover 1929 - 1933
30 Calvin Coolidge 1923 - 1929
29 Warren G. Harding 1921 - 1923 †
28 Woodrow Wilson 1913 - 1921
27 William Howard Taft 1909 - 1913
26 Theodore Roosevelt 1901 - 1909
25 William McKinley 1897 - 1901 ††
24 Grover Cleveland 1893 - 1897
23 Benjamin Harrison 1889 - 1893
22 Grover Cleveland 1885 - 1889
21 Chester A. Arthur 1881 - 1885
20 James Garfield 1881 - 1881 ††
19 Rutherford B. Hayes 1877 - 1881
18 Ulysses S. Grant 1869 - 1877
17 Andrew Johnson 1865 - 1869
16 Abraham Lincoln 1861 - 1865 ††
15 James Buchanan 1857 - 1861
14 Franklin Pierce 1853 - 1857
13 Millard Fillmore 1850 - 1853
12 Zachary Taylor 1849 - 1850 †
11 James K. Polk 1845 - 1849
10 John Tyler 1841 - 1845
9 William Henry Harrison 1841 - 1841 †
8 Martin van Buren 1837 - 1841
7 Andrew Jackson 1829 - 1837
6 John Quincy Adams 1825 - 1829
5 James Monroe 1817 - 1825
4 James Madison 1809 - 1817
3 Thomas Jefferson 1801 - 1809
2 John Adams 1797 - 1801
1 George Washington 1789 - 1797

Presidential term of office

The president of the USA is elected to a four-year "term", with a term limit of two terms, that is to say a maximum of eight years (though in extraordinary circumstances the maximum may be ten years). During that time, a president is said to be "in office".

† Presidents who died in office

†† Presidents who were assassinated in office


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