Presidents of the United States of America

AMERICAN PRESIDENTS SINCE 1789

The President of the United States of America is:
  • The head of state;
  • Head of government of the United States;
  • The leaderof the executive branch of the federal government; and
  • He is the commander-in-chief of the US Armed Forces.

George Washington    30 April 1789 – 4 March 1797

John Adams  4 March 1797 – 4 March 1801

Thomas Jefferson     4 March 1801 – 4 March 1809

James Madison    4 March 1809 – 4 March 1817

James Monroe  4 March 1817 – 4 March 1825

John Quincy Adams    4 March 1825 – 4 March 1829

Andrew Jackson  4 March 1829 – 4 March 1837

Martin Van Buren     4 March 1837 – 4 March 1841

William Henry Harrison  4 March 1841 – 4 April 1841

John Tyler  4 April 4 1841 – 4 March 1845

James Knox Polk     4 March 1845 – 4 March 1849

Zachary Taylor    4 March 1849 – 9 July 1850

Millard Fillmore     9 July 1850 – 4 March 1853

Franklin Pierce     4 March 1853 – 4 March 1857

James Buchanan     4 March 1857 – 4 March 1861

Abraham Lincoln  4 March 1861 – 15 April 1865

Andrew Johnson  15 April 1865 – 4 March 1869

Ulysses Simpson Grant     4 March 1869 – 4 March 1877

Rutherford Birchard Hayes    4 March 1877 – 4 March 1881

James Abram Garfield    4 March 1881 –  19 September 1881

Chester Alan Arthur     19 September 1881 – 4 March 1885

Grover Cleveland  4 March 1885 – 4 March 1889

Benjamin Harrison    4 March 1889 – 4 March 1893

Grover Cleveland  4 March 1893 – 4 March 1897

William McKinley     4 March 1897 – 14 September 1901

Theodore Roosevelt     14 September 1901 – 4 March 1909

William Howard Taft    4 March 1909 – 4 March 1913

Woodrow Wilson  4 March 1913 – 4 March 1921

Warren Gamaliel Harding  4 March 1921 – 2 August 1923

Calvin Coolidge     2 August 1923 – 4 March 1929

Herbert Clark Hoover  4 March 1929 – 4 March 1933

Franklin DelanoRoosevelt     4 March 1933 – 12 April 1945

Harry S. Truman  12 April 1945 – 20 January 1953

Dwight David Eisenhower  20 January 1953 – 20 January 1961

John Fitzgerald Kennedy     20 January 1961 – 22 November 1963

Lyndon Baines Johnson     November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969

Richard Milhous Nixon    20 January 1969 – 9 August 1974

Gerald Rudolph Ford  9 August 1974 – 20 January 1977

James  (Jimmy) Earl Carter, Jr  20 January 1977 – 20 January 1981

Ronald Wilson Reagan  20 January 1981 – 20 January 1989

George Herbert Walker Bush  20 January 1989 – 20 January 1993

William Jefferson Clinton    20 January 1993 – 20 January 2001

George Walker Bush  20 January  2001 –

Elected as President on 5 Nov. 2008: Barack Obama