List of Presidents of the United States by date of birth

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The following is a list of U.S. Presidents, organized by date of birth, plus additional lists of birth related statistics.

United States Presidents by date of birth[edit]

OB = Order of Birth     Sign = Astrological Sign     OP = Order of Presidency     AP = Age when assumed Presidency
Note: As Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, he assumed office twice, as the 22nd and 24th President.

OBNameDate of BirthSignBirth NameOPBirthplaceState of BirthAP
1Washington, GeorgeGeorge Washington02-22February 22, 1732Pisces1Pope's CreekVirginia57
2Adams, JohnJohn Adams10-30 October 30, 1735ScorpioJohn Adams, Jr.2BraintreeMassachusetts61
3Jefferson, ThomasThomas Jefferson04-13 April 13, 1743Aries3Goochland CountyVirginia57
4Madison, JamesJames Madison03-16 March 16, 1751PiscesJames Madison, Jr.4Port ConwayVirginia57
5Monroe, JamesJames Monroe04-28 April 28, 1758Taurus5Monroe HallVirginia58
7Adams, John Q.John Quincy Adams07-11 July 11, 1767Cancer6BraintreeMassachusetts57
6Jackson, AndrewAndrew Jackson03-15 March 15, 1767Pisces7Waxhaws RegionSouth/North Carolina61
9Van Buren, MartinMartin Van Buren12-05 December 5, 1782Sagittarius8KinderhookNew York54
8Harrison, WilliamWilliam Henry Harrison02-09 February 9, 1773Aquarius9Charles City CountyVirginia68
11Tyler, JohnJohn Tyler03-29 March 29, 1790AriesJohn Tyler, Jr.10Charles City CountyVirginia51
13Polk, JamesJames K. Polk11-02 November 2, 1795ScorpioJames Knox Polk11PinevilleNorth Carolina49
10Taylor, ZacharyZachary Taylor11-24 November 24, 1784Sagittarius12BarboursvilleVirginia64
14Fillmore, MillardMillard Fillmore01-07 January 7, 1800Capricorn13MoraviaNew York50
15Pierce, FranklinFranklin Pierce11-23 November 23, 1804Sagittarius14HillsboroughNew Hampshire48
12Buchanan, JamesJames Buchanan04-23 April 23, 1791TaurusJames Buchanan, Jr.15Cove GapPennsylvania65
17Lincoln, AbrahamAbraham Lincoln02-12 February 12, 1809Aquarius16Hardin CountyKentucky52
16Johnson, AndrewAndrew Johnson12-29 December 29, 1808Capricorn17RaleighNorth Carolina56
18Grant, UlyssesUlysses S. Grant04-27 April 27, 1822TaurusHiram Ulysses Grant18Point PleasantOhio46
19Hayes, RutherfordRutherford B. Hayes10-04 October 4, 1822LibraRutherford Birchard Hayes19DelawareOhio54
21Garfield, JamesJames A. Garfield11-19 November 19, 1831ScorpioJames Abram Garfield20Moreland HillsOhio49
20Arthur, ChesterChester A. Arthur10-05 October 5, 1829LibraChester Alan Arthur21FairfieldVermont51
23Cleveland, GroverGrover Cleveland03-18 March 18, 1837PiscesStephen Grover Cleveland22CaldwellNew Jersey47
22Harrison, BenjaminBenjamin Harrison08-20 August 20, 1833Leo23North BendOhio55
23Cleveland, GroverGrover Cleveland03-18 March 18, 1837PiscesStephen Grover Cleveland24CaldwellNew Jersey55
24McKinley, WilliamWilliam McKinley01-29 January 29, 1843AquariusWilliam McKinley, Jr.25NilesOhio54
27Roosevelt, TheodoreTheodore Roosevelt10-27 October 27, 1858ScorpioTheodore Roosevelt, Jr.26New York CityNew York42
26Taft, William HowardWilliam Howard Taft09-15 September 15, 1857Virgo27CincinnatiOhio51
25Wilson, WoodrowWoodrow Wilson12-28 December 28, 1856CapricornThomas Woodrow Wilson28StauntonVirginia56
28Harding, WarrenWarren G. Harding11-02 November 2, 1865ScorpioWarren Gamaliel Harding29Blooming GroveOhio55
29Coolidge, CalvinCalvin Coolidge07-04 July 4, 1872CancerJohn Calvin Coolidge, Jr.30PlymouthVermont51
30Hoover, HerbertHerbert Hoover08-10 August 10, 1874LeoHerbert Clark Hoover31West BranchIowa54
31Roosevelt, FranklinFranklin D. Roosevelt01-30 January 30, 1882AquariusFranklin Delano Roosevelt32Hyde ParkNew York51
32Truman, HarryHarry S. Truman05-08 May 8, 1884Taurus33LamarMissouri60
33Eisenhower, DwightDwight D. Eisenhower10-14 October 14, 1890LibraDavid Dwight Eisenhower34DenisonTexas62
38Kennedy, JohnJohn F. Kennedy05-29 May 29, 1917GeminiJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy35BrooklineMassachusetts43
34Johnson, LyndonLyndon B. Johnson08-27 August 27, 1908VirgoLyndon Baines Johnson36StonewallTexas55
36Nixon, RichardRichard Nixon01-09 January 9, 1913CapricornRichard Milhous Nixon37Yorba LindaCalifornia56
37Ford, GeraldGerald Ford07-14 July 14, 1913CancerLeslie Lynch King, Jr.38OmahaNebraska61
40Carter, JimmyJimmy Carter10-01 October 1, 1924LibraJames Earl Carter, Jr.39PlainsGeorgia52
35Reagan, RonaldRonald Reagan02-06 February 6, 1911AquariusRonald Wilson Reagan40TampicoIllinois69
39Bush, George H.W.George H. W. Bush06-12 June 12, 1924GeminiGeorge Herbert Walker Bush41MiltonMassachusetts64
42Clinton, BillBill Clinton08-19 August 19, 1946LeoWilliam Jefferson Blythe III42HopeArkansas46
41Bush, George W.George W. Bush07-06 July 6, 1946CancerGeorge Walker Bush43New HavenConnecticut54
43Obama, BarackBarack Obama08-04 August 4, 1961LeoBarack Hussein Obama II44HonoluluHawaii47
George Washington, earliest born president (February 22, 1732)
Millard Fillmore, president born earliest in the calendar year (January 7, 1800)
Andrew Johnson, president born latest in the calendar year (December 29, 1808)

Births by century, decade and generation[edit]

Century[edit]

Eighteenth century • (14) 
George Washington (1732), John Adams (1735), Thomas Jefferson (1743), James Madison (1751), James Monroe (1758), Andrew Jackson (1767), John Quincy Adams (1767), William Henry Harrison (1773), Martin Van Buren (1782), Zachary Taylor (1784), John Tyler (1790), James Buchanan (1791), James K. Polk (1795), Millard Fillmore (1800)
Nineteenth century • (19) 
Franklin Pierce (1804), Andrew Johnson (1808), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Chester A. Arthur (1829), James A. Garfield (1831), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Grover Cleveland (1837), William McKinley (1843), Woodrow Wilson (1856), William Howard Taft (1857), Theodore Roosevelt (1858), Warren G. Harding (1865), Calvin Coolidge (1872), Herbert Hoover (1874), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Harry S. Truman (1884), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890)
Twentieth century • (10) 
Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Ronald Reagan (1911), Richard Nixon (1913), Gerald Ford (1913), John F. Kennedy (1917), George H. W. Bush (1924), Jimmy Carter (1924), George W. Bush (1946), Bill Clinton (1946), Barack Obama (1961)

Decade[edit]

1730s • George Washington (1732), John Adams (1735)
1740s • Thomas Jefferson (1743)
1750s • James Madison (1751), James Monroe (1758)
1760s • Andrew Jackson (1767), John Quincy Adams (1767)
1770s • William Henry Harrison (1773)
1780s • Martin Van Buren (1782), Zachary Taylor (1784)
1790s • John Tyler (1790), James Buchanan (1791), James K. Polk (1795)
1800s Millard Fillmore (1800), Franklin Pierce (1804), Andrew Johnson (1808), Abraham Lincoln (1809)
1810s • none
1820s • Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Chester A. Arthur (1829)
1830s • James A. Garfield (1831), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Grover Cleveland (1837)
1840s • William McKinley (1843)
1850s • Woodrow Wilson (1856), William Howard Taft (1857), Theodore Roosevelt (1858)
1860s • Warren G. Harding (1865)
1870s • Calvin Coolidge (1872), Herbert Hoover (1874)
1880s • Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Harry S. Truman (1884)
1890s • Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890)
1900s Lyndon B. Johnson (1908)
1910s • Ronald Reagan (1911), Richard Nixon (1913), Gerald Ford (1913), John F. Kennedy (1917)
1920s • George H. W. Bush (1924), Jimmy Carter (1924)
1930s • none
1940s • George W. Bush (1946), Bill Clinton (1946)
1950s • none
1960s • Barack Obama (1961)

Generation[edit]

(According to the books by William Strauss and Neil Howe)

Liberty Generation • (1724-1741) 
George Washington (1732), John Adams (1735)
Republican Generation • (1742–1766) 
Thomas Jefferson (1743), James Madison (1751), James Monroe (1758)
Compromise Generation • (1767–1791) 
Andrew Jackson (1767), John Quincy Adams (1767), William Henry Harrison (1773), Martin Van Buren (1782), Zachary Taylor (1784), John Tyler (1790), James Buchanan (1791)
Transcendental Generation • (1792–1821) 
James K. Polk (1795), Millard Fillmore (1800), Franklin Pierce (1804), Andrew Johnson (1808), Abraham Lincoln (1809)
Civil War Generation • (1822–1842) 
Ulysses S. Grant (1822), Rutherford B. Hayes (1822), Chester A. Arthur (1829), James A. Garfield (1831), Benjamin Harrison (1833), Grover Cleveland (1837)
Progressive Generation • (1843–1859) 
William McKinley (1843), Woodrow Wilson (1856), William Howard Taft (1857), Theodore Roosevelt (1858)
Missionary Generation • (1860–1882) 
Warren G. Harding (1865), Calvin Coolidge (1872), Herbert Hoover (1874), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882)
World War I Generation • (1883–1900) 
Harry S. Truman (1884), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890)
World War II Generation • (1901–1926) 
Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Ronald Reagan (1911), Richard Nixon (1913), Gerald Ford (1913), John F. Kennedy (1917), George H. W. Bush (1924), Jimmy Carter (1924)
Silent Generation • (1927–1945) 
none
Baby Boom Generation • (1946–1964) 
George W. Bush (1946), Bill Clinton (1946), Barack Obama (1961)

Born same year or same date[edit]

In same year[edit]

On the same date[edit]

Only one date, November 2, has been the birthday of more than one President– 11th President James Polk and 29th President Warren Harding. The birthday problem indicates that, on average, a birthday will be shared after about 25 presidents have served. The Polk–Harding birthday coincidence, the only only one to date, occurred after 28 distinct presidents had served.

Born before predecessor(s)[edit]

7th President Andrew Jackson (born March 15, 1767)

118 days older than 6th President John Quincy Adams (born July 11, 1767)

9th President William Henry Harrison (born February 9, 1773)

9 years, 299 days older than 8th President Martin van Buren (born December 5, 1782).

12th President Zachary Taylor (born November 24, 1784)

5 years, 125 days older than 10th President John Tyler (born March 29, 1790)
10 years, 343 days older than 11th President James K. Polk (born November 2, 1795)

15th President James Buchanan, (born April 23, 1791)

4 years, 193 days older than 11th President James K. Polk (born November 2, 1795)
8 years, 259 days older than 13th President Millard Fillmore (born January 7, 1800)
13 years, 214 days older than 14th President Franklin Pierce (born November 23, 1804)

17th President Andrew Johnson (born December 29, 1808)

45 days older than 16th President Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809)

21st President Chester A. Arthur (born October 5, 1829)

2 years, 45 days older than 20th President James A. Garfield (born November 19, 1831)

27th President William Howard Taft (born September 15, 1857)

1 year, 42 days older than 26th President Theodore Roosevelt (born October 27, 1858)

28th President Woodrow Wilson (born December 28, 1856)

261 days older than 27th President William Howard Taft (born September 15, 1857)
1 year, 303 days older than 26th President Theodore Roosevelt (born October 27, 1858)

36th President Lyndon Baines Johnson (born August 27, 1908)

8 years, 275 days older than 35th President John F. Kennedy (born May 29, 1917)

37th President Richard Nixon (born January 9, 1913)

4 years, 140 days older than 35th President John F. Kennedy (born May 29, 1917)

38th President Gerald Ford (born July 14, 1913)

3 years, 319 days older than 35th President John F. Kennedy (born May 29, 1917)

40th President Ronald Reagan (born on February 6, 1911)

1 year, 338 days older than 37th President Richard Nixon (born January 9, 1913)
2 years, 158 days older than 38th President Gerald Ford (born July 14, 1913)
6 years, 112 days older than 35th President John F. Kennedy (born May 29, 1917)
13 years, 238 days older than 39th President Jimmy Carter (born October 1, 1924)

41st President George H. W. Bush (born June 12, 1924)

111 days older than 39th President Jimmy Carter (born October 1, 1924)

43rd President George W. Bush (born July 6, 1946)

44 days older than 42nd President Bill Clinton (born August 19, 1946)

King of Great Britain when born[edit]

George II (1727-1760)

George Washington born February 22, 1732
John Adams born October 30, 1735
Thomas Jefferson born April 13, 1743
James Madison born March 16, 1751
James Monroe born April 28, 1758

George III (1760-1776*)
(" * " = This is the year 13 of Great Britain's North American colonies declared their independence.)

Andrew Jackson born March 15, 1767
John Quincy Adams born July 11, 1767
William Henry Harrison born February 9, 1773

President of the United States when born[edit]

Note: Martin Van Buren was born December 5, 1782, prior to the establishment of the Presidency.

George Washington (1789-1797)

John Tyler born March 29, 1790
James Buchanan born April 23, 1791
James Knox Polk born November 2, 1795

John Adams (1797-1801)

Millard Fillmore born January 7, 1800

Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)

Franklin Pierce born November 23, 1804
Andrew Johnson born December 29, 1808
Abraham Lincoln born February 12, 1809

James Monroe (1817-1825)

Ulysses Simpson Grant born April 27, 1822
Rutherford Birchard Hayes born October 4, 1822

Andrew Jackson (1829-1837)

Chester Alan Arthur born October 5, 1829
James Abram Garfield born November 19, 1831
Benjamin Harrison born August 20, 1833

Martin Van Buren (1837-1841)

Grover Cleveland born March 18, 1837

John Tyler (1841-1845)

William McKinley born January 29, 1843

Franklin Pierce (1853-1857)

Woodrow Wilson born December 28, 1856

James Buchanan (1857-1861)

William Howard Taft born September 15, 1857
Theodore Roosevelt born October 27, 1858

Andrew Johnson (1865-1869)

Warren Gamaliel Harding born November 2, 1865

Ulysses Simpson Grant (1869-1877)

Calvin Coolidge born July 4, 1872
Herbert Clark Hoover born August 10, 1874

Chester Alan Arthur (1881-1885)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt born January 30, 1882
Harry S. Truman born May 8, 1884

Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893)

Dwight David Eisenhower born October 14, 1890

Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

Lyndon Baines Johnson born August 27, 1908

William Howard Taft (1909-1913)

Ronald Wilson Reagan born February 6, 1911
Richard Milhous Nixon born January 9, 1913

Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921)

Gerald Rudolph Ford born July 14, 1913
John Fitzgerald Kennedy May 29, 1917

Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929)

George Herbert Walker Bush born June 12, 1924
James Earl (Jimmy) Carter born October 1, 1924

Harry S. Truman (1945-1953)

George Walker Bush born July 6, 1946
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton born August 19, 1946

John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)

Barack Obama born August 4, 1961

Born in the same year as their Vice President[edit]

Born after their Vice President[edit]

  • President Thomas Jefferson (born April 13, 1743) was 3 years, 261 days younger than Vice President George Clinton (born July 26, 1739)
  • President James Madison (born March 16, 1751) was 11 years, 233 days younger than Vice President George Clinton (born July 26, 1739)
  • President James Madison (born March 16, 1751) was 6 years, 242 days younger than Vice President Elbridge Gerry (born July 17, 1744)
  • President Martin van Buren (born December 3, 1782) was 1 or 2 years, 47 days younger than Vice President Richard M. Johnson (born October 17, 1780 or 1781)
  • President James K. Polk (born November 2, 1795) was 3 years, 115 days younger than Vice President George M. Dallas (born July 10, 1792)
  • President Franklin Pierce (born November 23, 1804) was 18 years, 230 days younger than Vice President William R. King (born April 7, 1786)
  • President Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809) was 45 days younger than Vice President Andrew Johnson (born December 29, 1808)
  • President Ulysses S. Grant (born April 27, 1822) was 10 years, 70 days younger than Vice President Henry Wilson (born February 16, 1812)
  • President Rutherford B. Hayes (born October 4, 1822) was 3 years, 96 days younger than Vice President William Wheeler (born June 30, 1819)
  • President James A. Garfield (born November 19, 1831) was 2 years, 46 days younger than Vice President Chester A. Arthur (born October 5, 1829)
  • President Grover Cleveland (born March 18, 1837) was 17 years, 192 days younger than Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks (born September 7, 1819)
  • President Benjamin Harrison (born August 20, 1833) was 9 years, 96 days younger than Vice President Levi P. Morton (born May 16, 1824)
  • President Grover Cleveland (born March 18, 1837) was 1 year, 146 days younger than Vice President Adlai Stevenson I (born October 23, 1835)
  • President Theodore Roosevelt (born October 27, 1858) was 6 years, 169 days younger than Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks (born May 11, 1852)
  • President William Howard Taft (born September 17, 1857) was 1 year, 328 days younger than Vice President James S. Sherman (born October 24, 1855)
  • President Woodrow Wilson (born December 28, 1856) was 2 years, 289 days younger than Vice President Thomas R. Marshall (born March 14, 1854)
  • President Calvin Coolidge (born July 4, 1872) was 6 years, 312 days younger than Vice President Charles G. Dawes (born August 27, 1865)
  • President Herbert Hoover (born August 10, 1874) was 14 years, 197 days younger than Vice President Charles Curtis (born January 25, 1860)
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt (born January 30, 1882) was 13 years, 69 days younger than Vice President John Nance Garner (born November 22, 1868)
  • President Harry Truman (born May 8, 1884) was 6 years, 166 days younger than Vice President Alben W. Barkley (born November 24, 1877)
  • President John F. Kennedy (born May 29, 1917) was 8 years, 275 days younger than Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson (born August 27, 1908)
  • President Gerald Ford (born July 14, 1913) was 5 years, 6 days younger than Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller (born July 8, 1908)
  • President George W. Bush (born July 6, 1946) is 5 years, 157 days younger than Vice President Dick Cheney (born January 30, 1941)
  • President Barack Obama (born August 4, 1961) is 18 years, 257 days younger than Vice President Joe Biden (born November 20, 1942)

Born after their wife[edit]

See also[edit]