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.
Donald TrumpDonald Trump

14 June 1946

Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg

19 January 1982

Barack ObamaBarack Obama

04 August 1961

Kamala HarrisKamala Harris

20 October 1964

Dick CheneyDick Cheney

30 January 1941

Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln

12 February 1809

Bernie SandersBernie Sanders

08 September 1941

Joe BidenJoe Biden

20 November 1942

Martin Luther King Jr Martin Luther King Jr.

15 January 1929

John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy

29 May 1917

George WashingtonGeorge Washington

22 February 1732

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Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi

26 March 1940

Ronald ReaganRonald Reagan

06 February 1911

Richard NixonRichard Nixon

09 January 1913

Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton

11 January 1755

George W. BushGeorge W. Bush

06 July 1946

Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter

01 October 1924

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George H. W. BushGeorge H. W. Bush

12 June 1924

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

27 October 1858

Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Warren

22 June 1949

Bill ClintonBill Clinton

19 August 1946

John McCainJohn McCain

29 August 1936

Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson

13 April 1743

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Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower

14 October 1890

Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson

27 August 1908

John AdamsJohn Adams

30 October 1735

Gerald FordGerald Ford

14 July 1913

David DukeDavid Duke

01 July 1950

Harry S. TrumanHarry S. Truman

08 May 1884

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Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton

26 October 1947

Robert F. KennedyRobert F. Kennedy

20 November 1925

Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson

15 March 1767

Ulysses S. GrantUlysses S. Grant

27 April 1822

Mike PenceMike Pence

07 June 1959

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson

28 December 1856

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Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee

19 January 1807

Henry KissingerHenry Kissinger

27 May 1923

Mitch McConnellMitch McConnell

20 February 1942

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover

10 August 1874

Ted KennedyTed Kennedy

22 February 1932

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Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur

26 January 1880

Mitt RomneyMitt Romney

12 March 1947

Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVos

08 January 1958

Al GoreAl Gore

31 March 1948

Warren G. HardingWarren G. Harding

02 November 1865

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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Jimmy HoffaJimmy Hoffa

14 February 1913

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland

18 March 1837

Aaron BurrAaron Burr

06 February 1756

John Quincy AdamsJohn Quincy Adams

11 July 1767

William McKinleyWilliam McKinley

29 January 1843

Eleanor RooseveltEleanor Roosevelt

11 October 1884

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William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison

09 February 1773

William Howard TaftWilliam Howard Taft

15 September 1857

James MadisonJames Madison

16 March 1751

James BuchananJames Buchanan

23 April 1791

Calvin CoolidgeCalvin Coolidge

04 July 1872

David MiscavigeDavid Miscavige

30 April 1960

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Colin PowellColin Powell

05 April 1937

Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson

19 June 1964

Louis FarrakhanLouis Farrakhan

11 May 1933

Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice

14 November 1954

James A. GarfieldJames A. Garfield

19 November 1831

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Ben CarsonBen Carson

18 September 1951

Paul RyanPaul Ryan

29 January 1970

John KerryJohn Kerry

11 December 1943

Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis

03 June 1808

John GlennJohn Glenn

18 July 1921

Spiro AgnewSpiro Agnew

09 November 1918

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David KoreshDavid Koresh

17 August 1959

Joseph McCarthyJoseph McCarthy

14 November 1908

Chester A. ArthurChester A. Arthur

05 October 1829

Andrew CuomoAndrew Cuomo

06 December 1957

Jesse VenturaJesse Ventura

15 July 1951

John TylerJohn Tyler

29 March 1790

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Davy CrockettDavy Crockett

17 August 1786

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein

22 June 1933

Ted CruzTed Cruz

22 December 1970