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
Economist, Political Philosopher, Former U.S.

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

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

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

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

James BuchananJames Buchanan
23 April 1791
15th U.S. President

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767
 
James MadisonJames Madison
16 March 1751
4th President of the United States

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 K. PolkJames K. Polk
02 November 1795
 

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
Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786
 

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

Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793
Former Governor of Texas

George ClintonGeorge Clinton
26 July 1739
Fourth Vice President of the U.S.A
William R. KingWilliam R. King
07 April 1786
Shortest Serving Vice President of the U.S.A

Henry ClayHenry Clay
12 April 1777
Political Leader
Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735
Revolutionary

Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722
Founding Father of the United States

TecumsehTecumseh
29 February 1768
Native American Leader
John Paul JonesJohn Paul Jones
06 July 1747
Scottish American Sailor

John HancockJohn Hancock
23 January 1737
Former President of the Continental Congress
Chief SeattleChief Seattle
1780 AD
 

Thaddeus StevensThaddeus Stevens
04 April 1792
Former United States Representative

Patrick HenryPatrick Henry
29 May 1736
5th & 6th Governor of Virginia, Orator,
Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782
Former United States Senator

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Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis
18 August 1774
Explorer, Politician
Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730
Military Officer

Jonathan EdwardsJonathan Edwards
05 October 1703
American preacher

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

Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader
George MasonGeorge Mason
11 December 1725
Patriot, U.S. Statesman
Henry KnoxHenry Knox
25 July 1750
Former United States Secretary of War

Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Military Commander

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

Ethan AllenEthan Allen
21 January 1738
Revolutionary War Hero
George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792
11th Vice President of the U.S.A

Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745
 

Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush
04 January 1746
 

Joseph WarrenJoseph Warren
11 June 1741
Physician, Military Leader
John DickinsonJohn Dickinson
08 November 1732
One of the Founding Fathers of the US

Daniel D. TompkinsDaniel D. Tompkins
21 June 1774
Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A
Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733
Officer

Josiah BartlettJosiah Bartlett
21 November 1729
Former Governor of New Hampshire

Edward EverettEdward Everett
11 April 1794
Former American senator
By maybe John Thomas Scharf [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsCaesar Rodney
07 October 1728
Former Governor of Delaware

George WytheGeorge Wythe
1726 AD
American professor
Francis HopkinsonFrancis Hopkinson
21 September 1737
Former United States District Judge

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

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

William Ellery William Ellery
02 December 1727
 

Luther MartinLuther Martin
20 February 1748
Politician

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

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742
Founding Fathers of the United States

William HooperWilliam Hooper
17 June 1742
Former Delegate to the Continental Congress
Abraham WhippleAbraham Whipple
26 September 1733
Revolutionary Commander

Archibald AlexanderArchibald Alexander
17 April 1772
American theologian
Stephen AustinStephen Austin
03 November 1793
Politician

Philip John SchuylerPhilip John Schuyler
20 November 1733
Politician

Miriam FergusonMiriam Ferguson
13 June 1875
Politician
Charles Evans HughesCharles Evans Hughes
11 April 1862
Politician

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
26 February 1732
Military officer
Kazimierz PułaskiKazimierz Pułaski
06 March 1745
Soldier

Henry Lee IIIHenry Lee III
29 January 1756
Governor

Elizabeth Ann SetonElizabeth Ann Seton
28 August 1774
Teacher, Abbé, Memoirist, Nun
Christopher GadsdenChristopher Gadsden
16 February 1724
Politician

William BlountWilliam Blount
26 March 1749
Politician
DeWitt ClintonDeWitt Clinton
02 March 1769
Politician

Horatio GatesHoratio Gates
26 July 1727
Army General

Mirabeau Buonaparte LamarMirabeau B. Lamar
16 August 1798
Politician

William MillerWilliam Miller
15 February 1782
theologian
Charles Carroll of CarrolltonCharles Carroll of Carrollton
19 September 1737
Politician
Denmark VeseyDenmark Vesey
1767 AD
Carpenters

Benjamin Harrison VBenjamin Harrison V
05 April 1726
Politician

Gouverneur MorrisGouverneur Morris
30 January 1752
Politician

Peyton RandolphPeyton Randolph
10 September 1721
Politician
James WilkinsonJames Wilkinson
24 March 1757
Soldier

Joseph BrantJoseph Brant
29 February 1743
Military leader

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

Richard Henry LeeRichard Henry Lee
20 January 1732
Politician, Judge

Oliver Hazard PerryOliver Hazard Perry
23 August 1785
Officer
Charles Cotesworth PinckneyCharles Cotesworth Pinckney
25 February 1746
Statesman

Daniel Parke CustisDaniel Parke Custis
15 October 1711
Farmer
Robert R. LivingstonRobert R. Livingston
27 November 1746
Politician

Lewis CassLewis Cass
09 October 1782
Former United States Senator
Edmund Jennings RandolphEdmund Jennings Randolph
10 August 1753
Attorney
Sybil LudingtonSybil Ludington
05 April 1761
American Revolutionary