America, the world's foremost military and economic power and a prominent political and cultural force, has been led by several highly efficient and progressive leaders since the time of its emergence as an independent nation in 1776. One of the founding fathers of the United States Of America, George Washington, who led the American Revolution and later served as the country’s first president is without doubt one of the greatest leaders America has ever produced. Thomas Jefferson, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence who later served as the U.S. president is also considered to be one of the most successful U.S. Presidents. While Washington’s and Jefferson’s vision helped to lay the foundation for the nation’s rapid development and emergence as a global superpower, it was another leader Abraham Lincoln who led the country through the chaotic period of the U.S. Civil War and signed the Emancipation Proclamation. America has produced leaders not just in the political arena but also in the social justice movements. Social activist and abolitionist Elizabeth Cady Stanton became a leading figure of the early women's rights movement while activist Martin Luther King Jr. emerged as the leader in the civil rights movement in the U.S. Read on to discover about the life and works of famous American leaders.
George H. W. BushGeorge H. W. Bush

12 June 1924

Donald TrumpDonald Trump

14 June 1946

Kamala HarrisKamala Harris

20 October 1964

George W. BushGeorge W. Bush

06 July 1946

Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi

26 March 1940

Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter

01 October 1924

Dick CheneyDick Cheney

30 January 1941

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.

15 January 1929

Barack ObamaBarack Obama

04 August 1961

Ronald ReaganRonald Reagan

06 February 1911

Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln

12 February 1809

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John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy

29 May 1917

Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton

11 January 1755

Richard NixonRichard Nixon

09 January 1913

Bill ClintonBill Clinton

19 August 1946

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren

22 June 1949

George WashingtonGeorge Washington

22 February 1732

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Bob DoleBob Dole

22 July 1923

Bernie SandersBernie Sanders

08 September 1941

Gerald FordGerald Ford

14 July 1913

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

27 October 1858

Jeb BushJeb Bush

11 February 1953

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower

14 October 1890

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Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson

13 April 1743

Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson

27 August 1908

Joe BidenJoe Biden

20 November 1942

Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton

26 October 1947

Mike PenceMike Pence

07 June 1959

John McCainJohn McCain

29 August 1936

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Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell

20 February 1942

Harry S. TrumanHarry S. Truman

08 May 1884

John AdamsJohn Adams

30 October 1735

Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy

20 November 1925

Mitt RomneyMitt Romney

12 March 1947

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson

15 March 1767

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Ted KennedyTed Kennedy

22 February 1932

David DukeDavid Duke

01 July 1950

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson

28 December 1856

Ulysses S. GrantUlysses S. Grant

27 April 1822

Dan QuayleDan Quayle

04 February 1947

Paul RyanPaul Ryan

29 January 1970

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Al GoreAl Gore

31 March 1948

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover

10 August 1874

Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg

19 January 1982

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland

18 March 1837

Andrew Johnson - 17 President of the United States of America From April 15, 1865 to March 4, 1869Andrew Johnson

29 December 1808

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Henry KissingerHenry Kissinger

27 May 1923

Colin PowellColin Powell

05 April 1937

Michael FlynnMichael Flynn

30 November 1958

Spiro AgnewSpiro Agnew

09 November 1918

Ross PerotRoss Perot

27 June 1930

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David MiscavigeDavid Miscavige

30 April 1960

Aaron BurrAaron Burr

06 February 1756

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams

11 July 1767

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee

19 January 1807

William McKinleyWilliam McKinley

29 January 1843

Warren G. HardingWarren G. Harding

02 November 1865

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Jimmy HoffaJimmy Hoffa

14 February 1913

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft

15 September 1857

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur

26 January 1880

Calvin CoolidgeCalvin Coolidge

04 July 1872

James MadisonJames Madison

16 March 1751

Andrew CuomoAndrew Cuomo

06 December 1957

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Nikki HaleyNikki Haley

20 January 1972

Louis FarrakhanLouis Farrakhan

11 May 1933

William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison

09 February 1773

Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani

28 May 1944

James A. GarfieldJames A. Garfield

19 November 1831

James BuchananJames Buchanan

23 April 1791

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Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice

14 November 1954

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt

11 October 1884

Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson

19 June 1964

George WallaceGeorge Wallace

25 August 1919

Steve KingSteve King

28 May 1949

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein

22 June 1933

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John KerryJohn Kerry

11 December 1943

Chester A. ArthurChester A. Arthur

05 October 1829