Find out more about the greatest 18th Century American Leaders, including George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson and James Madison
George WashingtonGeorge Washington
22 February 1732
First U.S. President
Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton
11 January 1755
Founding Father of the USA, Political Philosopher

Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin
17 January 1706
Founding Father of the United States

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
13 April 1743
3rd U.S. President

John AdamsJohn Adams
30 October 1735
2nd U.S. President

Aaron BurrAaron Burr
06 February 1756
3rd Vice President of United States
William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison
09 February 1773
 

James MadisonJames Madison
16 March 1751
4th President of the United States

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767
 
James K. PolkJames K. Polk
02 November 1795
 

James BuchananJames Buchanan
23 April 1791
15th U.S. President
Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786
 

John TylerJohn Tyler
29 March 1790
10th U.S. President

Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor
24 November 1784
Military Leader and the 12th President of United

Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren
05 December 1782
 

James MonroeJames Monroe
28 April 1758
Fifth President of the USA
John C. CalhounJohn C. Calhoun
18 March 1782
7th Vice President of the U.S.A

Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793
Former Governor of Texas

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737
Founding Father of the United States

Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735
Revolutionary
Thaddeus StevensThaddeus Stevens
04 April 1792
Former United States Representative

Chief SeattleChief Seattle
1780 AD
 
John Paul JonesJohn Paul Jones
06 July 1747
Scottish American Sailor

Henry ClayHenry Clay
12 April 1777
Political Leader

TecumsehTecumseh
29 February 1768
Native American Leader
Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722
Founding Father of the United States

John HancockJohn Hancock
23 January 1737
Former President of the Continental Congress
Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis
18 August 1774
Explorer, Politician

Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782
Former United States Senator

George ClintonGeorge Clinton
26 July 1739
Fourth Vice President of the U.S.A
Patrick HenryPatrick Henry
29 May 1736
5th & 6th Governor of Virginia, Orator,

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Jonathan EdwardsJonathan Edwards
05 October 1703
American preacher
Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader

Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730
Military Officer

Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Military Commander

Ethan AllenEthan Allen
21 January 1738
Revolutionary War Hero
Henry KnoxHenry Knox
25 July 1750
Former United States Secretary of War
George MasonGeorge Mason
11 December 1725
Patriot, U.S. Statesman

Elbridge GerryElbridge Gerry
17 July 1744
Former Vice President of the United States

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush
04 January 1746
 

William R. KingWilliam R. King
07 April 1786
Shortest Serving Vice President of the U.S.A
Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745
 

Joseph WarrenJoseph Warren
11 June 1741
Physician, Military Leader

Richard Mentor JohnsonRichard Mentor Johnson
17 October 1780
9th Vice President of the U.S.A

John DickinsonJohn Dickinson
08 November 1732
One of the Founding Fathers of the US

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Daniel D. TompkinsDaniel D. Tompkins
21 June 1774
Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of
Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733
Officer

Edward EverettEdward Everett
11 April 1794
Former American senator

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07 October 1728
Former Governor of Delaware
Francis HopkinsonFrancis Hopkinson
21 September 1737
Former United States District Judge

Josiah BartlettJosiah Bartlett
21 November 1729
Former Governor of New Hampshire
George WytheGeorge Wythe
1726 AD
American professor

Robert Treat PaineRobert Treat Paine
11 March 1731
Former Massachusetts Attorney General

William Ellery William Ellery
02 December 1727
 

Lyman HallLyman Hall
12 April 1724
Signer of United States Declaration of

Francis LewisFrancis Lewis
21 March 1713
Member of the United States House of

William HooperWilliam Hooper
17 June 1742
Former Delegate to the Continental Congress

Luther MartinLuther Martin
20 February 1748
Politician

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742
Founding Fathers of the United States
Archibald AlexanderArchibald Alexander
17 April 1772
American theologian

Abraham WhippleAbraham Whipple
26 September 1733
Revolutionary Commander
Kazimierz PułaskiKazimierz Pułaski
06 March 1745
Soldier

Stephen AustinStephen Austin
03 November 1793
Politician

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
26 February 1732
Military officer
Miriam FergusonMiriam Ferguson
13 June 1875
Politician

Philip John SchuylerPhilip John Schuyler
20 November 1733
Politician
Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
11 April 1862
Politician

Sybil LudingtonSybil Ludington
05 April 1761
American Revolutionary

Henry Lee IIIHenry Lee III
29 January 1756
Governor
Jemima WilkinsonJemima Wilkinson
29 November 1752
Religious leader

Horatio GatesHoratio Gates
26 July 1727
Army General
Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
1767 AD
Carpenters

Gouverneur MorrisGouverneur Morris
30 January 1752
Politician

Oliver Hazard PerryOliver Hazard Perry
23 August 1785
Officer

Elizabeth Ann SetonElizabeth Ann Seton
28 August 1774
Teacher, Abbé, Memoirist, Nun
Charles Carroll of CarrolltonCharles Carroll of Carrollton
19 September 1737
Politician
Joseph BrantJoseph Brant
29 February 1743
Military leader

DeWitt ClintonDeWitt Clinton
02 March 1769
Politician

Christopher GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
16 February 1724
Politician

Sidney RigdonSidney Rigdon
19 February 1793
Religious Leader
Peyton RandolphPeyton Randolph
10 September 1721
Politician

Robert Morris (Financier)Robert Morris (Financier)
20 January 1734
 

William MillerWilliam Miller
15 February 1782
theologian

Mirabeau Buonaparte LamarMirabeau B. Lamar
16 August 1798
Politician

Hannah Emerson DustonHannah Emerson Duston
23 December 1657
Protestant
Benjamin Harrison VBenjamin Harrison V
05 April 1726
Politician

John RossJohn Ross
03 October 1790
politician
Richard Henry LeeRichard Henry Lee
20 January 1732
Politician, Judge

Francis P. BlairFrancis P. Blair
12 April 1791
Journalist
James WilkinsonJames Wilkinson
24 March 1757
Soldier
John SevierJohn Sevier
23 September 1745
Soldier