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

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson
13 April 1743
Political Philosopher & the third President of

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson
15 March 1767
7th President of the United States

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

Aaron BurrAaron Burr
06 February 1756
3rd Vice President of United States
James BuchananJames Buchanan
23 April 1791
15th U.S. President

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

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams
11 July 1767
 

Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786
 
William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison
09 February 1773
 

Thaddeus StevensThaddeus Stevens
04 April 1792
Former United States Representative
Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor
24 November 1784
Military Leader and the 12th President of United

John Paul JonesJohn Paul Jones
06 July 1747
Scottish American Sailor

Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren
05 December 1782
 
John TylerJohn Tyler
29 March 1790
10th U.S. President

James K. PolkJames K. Polk
02 November 1795
 
James MonroeJames Monroe
28 April 1758
Fifth President of the USA

Paul ReverePaul Revere
01 January 1735
Revolutionary

Thomas PaineThomas Paine
29 January 1737
Founding Father of the United States
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
Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams
27 September 1722
Founding Father of the United States

John HancockJohn Hancock
23 January 1737
Former President of the Continental Congress

Henry ClayHenry Clay
12 April 1777
Political Leader

TecumsehTecumseh
29 February 1768
Native American Leader
Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster
18 January 1782
Former United States Senator
Patrick HenryPatrick Henry
29 May 1736
5th & 6th Governor of Virginia, Orator,

Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis
18 August 1774
Explorer, Politician

Ethan AllenEthan Allen
21 January 1738
Revolutionary War Hero

Chief SeattleChief Seattle
1780 AD
 
George MasonGeorge Mason
11 December 1725
Patriot, U.S. Statesman

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

William R. KingWilliam R. King
07 April 1786
Shortest Serving Vice President of the U.S.A

Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745
 

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Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush
04 January 1746
 
Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader

James WilsonJames Wilson
14 September 1742
Founding Fathers of the United States
Samuel ChaseSamuel Chase
17 April 1741
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

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07 October 1728
Former Governor of Delaware

Richard Mentor JohnsonRichard Mentor Johnson
17 October 1780
9th Vice President of the U.S.A
Francis HopkinsonFrancis Hopkinson
21 September 1737
Former United States District Judge

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733
Officer

Daniel D. TompkinsDaniel D. Tompkins
21 June 1774
Sixth Vice President of the U.S.A

Edward EverettEdward Everett
11 April 1794
Former American senator

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

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

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

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

William Ellery William Ellery
02 December 1727
 
Jonathan EdwardsJonathan Edwards
05 October 1703
American preacher

George ClintonGeorge Clinton
26 July 1739
Fourth Vice President of the U.S.A

Abraham WhippleAbraham Whipple
26 September 1733
Revolutionary Commander
Luther MartinLuther Martin
20 February 1748
Politician

Archibald AlexanderArchibald Alexander
17 April 1772
American theologian
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786
Officer

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
26 February 1732
Military officer

Ferdinand VII of SpainFerdinand VII of Spain
14 October 1784
 
Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Major

Richard Henry LeeRichard Henry Lee
20 January 1732
Politician, Judge
Charles Carroll of CarrolltonCharles Carroll of Carrollton
19 September 1737
Politician

Oliver Hazard PerryOliver Hazard Perry
23 August 1785
Officer

Elizabeth Ann SetonElizabeth Ann Seton
28 August 1774
Teacher, Abbé, Memoirist, Nun

Joseph BrantJoseph Brant
29 February 1743
Military leader
John WitherspoonJohn Witherspoon
05 February 1723
Politician, Theologian
Albert GallatinAlbert Gallatin
29 January 1761
Politician, Diplomat

Edward RutledgeEdward Rutledge
23 November 1749
Politician

Thomas McKeanThomas McKean
19 March 1734
Lawyer, Politician, Judge

Francis Lightfoot LeeFrancis Lightfoot Lee
14 October 1734
Politician
Anson JonesAnson Jones
20 January 1798
Politician

William FloydWilliam Floyd
17 December 1734
Politician

Major RidgeMajor Ridge
1771 AD
tribal chief

Lewis MorrisLewis Morris
08 April 1726
Politician

Robert PattersonRobert Patterson
12 January 1792
Officer
Oliver WolcottOliver Wolcott
20 November 1726
Politician

CornplanterCornplanter
1750 AD
politician
William WhippleWilliam Whipple
14 January 1730
Politician, Officer

Philip LivingstonPhilip Livingston
15 January 1716
Merchant, Politician

Ben FranklinBen Franklin
17 January 1706
 
Thomas Nelson Jr.Thomas Nelson Jr.
26 December 1738
American statesman

Arthur MiddletonArthur Middleton
26 June 1742
Politician
Carter BraxtonCarter Braxton
16 September 1736
Politician, Merchant

William PacaWilliam Paca
31 October 1740
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Abraham ClarkAbraham Clark
15 February 1726
Politician, Lawyer

George ClymerGeorge Clymer
16 March 1739
Politician
Joseph HewesJoseph Hewes
23 January 1730
Politician

Charles BentCharles Bent
11 November 1799
Politician
Thomas Lynch Jr.Thomas Lynch Jr.
05 August 1749
Politician

John RossJohn Ross
03 October 1790
politician

William MillerWilliam Miller
15 February 1782
theologian

John CarrollJohn Carroll
08 January 1735
Catholic priest
George RossGeorge Ross
10 May 1730
Politician, Lawyer, Judge