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This list includes all people who have been sworn as President of the United States.

List of presidents in the 18th century (1789-1800)

      None       Federalist      Democratic-Republican

President State Took office Left office Party Term
Previous office Vice President
1 Gilbert Stuart Williamstown Portrait of George Washington.jpg George Washington
(1732–1799)
Virginia April 30, 1789
March 4, 1797 Independent 1
(1789)
Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army
(1775–1783)
  John Adams
2
(1792)
2 US Navy 031029-N-6236G-001 A painting of President John Adams (1735-1826), 2nd president of the United States, by Asher B. Durand (1767-1845)-crop.jpg John Adams
(1735–1826)
Massachusetts March 4, 1797 until
March 4, 1801
Federalist 3
(1796)
Vice President Thomas Jefferson

List of presidents in the 19th century (1801-1900)

      Federalist       Democratic       Democratic-Republican       Whig       Republican

Photograph President State Took office Left office Party Term
Previous office Vice President
2 US Navy 031029-N-6236G-001 A painting of President John Adams (1735-1826), 2nd president of the United States, by Asher B. Durand (1767-1845)-crop.jpg John Adams
(1735–1826)
Massachusetts since
March 4, 1797
March 4, 1801
Federalist 3
(1796)
Vice President Thomas Jefferson
3 Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale, 1800.jpg Thomas Jefferson
(1743–1826)
Virginia March 4, 1801 March 4, 1809 Democratic-Republican 4
(1800)
Vice President Aaron Burr
March 4, 1801March 4, 1805
5
(1804)
George Clinton
March 4, 1805April 20, 1812
4 James Madison.jpg James Madison
(1751–1836)
Virginia March 4, 1809 March 4, 1817 Democratic-Republican Party 6
(1808)
Secretary of State
(1801–1809)
 
Vacant
April 20, 1812March 4, 1813
7
(1812)
Elbridge Gerry
March 4, 1813November 23, 1814
Vacant
November 23, 1814March 4, 1817
5 James Monroe White House portrait 1819.jpg James Monroe
(1758–1831)
Virginia March 4, 1817 March 4, 1825 Democratic-Republican Party 8
(1816)
Secretary of State
(1811–1817)
Daniel D. Tompkins
9
(1820)
6 John Quincy Adams.jpg John Quincy Adams
(1767–1848)
Massachusetts March 4, 1825 March 4, 1829
Democratic-Republican Party 10
(1824)
Secretary of State
(1817–1825)
John C. Calhoun
March 4, 1825December 28, 1832
7 Andrew Jackson.jpg Andrew Jackson
(1767–1845)
Tennessee March 4, 1829 March 4, 1837 Democratic 11
(1828)
U.S. Senator from Tennessee
(1823–1825)
 
Vacant
December 28, 1832March 4, 1833
12
(1832)
Martin Van Buren
March 4, 1833March 4, 1837
8 Martin Van Buren.jpg Martin Van Buren
(1782–1862)
New York March 4, 1837 March 4, 1841
Democratic 13
(1836)
Vice President Richard Mentor Johnson
9 William Henry Harrison.jpg William Henry Harrison
(1773–1841)
Ohio March 4, 1841 April 4, 1841
Whig 14
(1840)
Minister to Colombia
(1828–1829)
John Tyler
10 John Tyler.jpg John Tyler
(1790–1862)
Virginia April 4, 1841 March 4, 1845 Whig
April 4, 1841September 13, 1841
Vice President
Vacant
Independent
September 13, 1841March 4, 1845
11 Polkpolk.jpg James K. Polk
(1795–1849)
Tennessee March 4, 1845 March 4, 1849 Democratic 15
(1844)
Governor of Tennessee
(1839–1841)
George M. Dallas
12 Zachary Taylor-circa1850.jpg Zachary Taylor
(1784–1850)
Louisiana March 4, 1849 July 9, 1850
Whig 16
(1848)
U.S. Army Major general from the 1st Infantry Regiment
(1846–1849)
Millard Fillmore
13 Millard Fillmore -13th president of the United States.jpg Millard Fillmore
(1800–1874)
New York July 9, 1850 March 4, 1853
Whig Vice President Vacant
14 Franklin Pierce - 1.jpg Franklin Pierce
(1804–1869)
New Hampshire March 4, 1853 March 4, 1857 Democratic 17
(1852)
U.S. Army Brigadier general from the 9th Infantry Regiment
(1847–1848)
William R. King
March 4, 1853April 18, 1853
Vacant
April 18, 1853March 4, 1857
15 James Buchanan.jpg James Buchanan
(1791–1868)
Pennsylvania March 4, 1857 March 4, 1861 Democratic 18
(1856)
Minister to the United Kingdom
(1853–1856)
John C. Breckinridge
16 Abraham Lincoln O-77 by Brady 1863, Rice print.jpg Abraham Lincoln
(1809–1865)
Illinois March 4, 1861 April 15, 1865
Republican 19
(1860)
U.S. Representative from Illinois
(1847–1849)
Hannibal Hamlin
March 4, 1861March 4, 1865
Republican
National Union
20
(1864)
Andrew Johnson
March 4, 1865April 15, 1865
17 Andrew Johnson photo portrait head and shoulders, c1870-1880-Edit1.jpg Andrew Johnson
(1808–1875)
Tennessee April 15, 1865 March 4, 1869 Democratic
National Union
Independent
Vice President Vacant
18 Ulysses S Grant by Brady c1870-restored.jpg Ulysses S. Grant
(1822–1885)
Illinois March 4, 1869 March 4, 1877 Republican 21
(1868)
Commanding General of the U.S. Army
(1864–1869)
Schuyler Colfax
March 4, 1869March 4, 1873
22
(1872)
Henry Wilson
March 4, 1873November 22, 1875
Vacant
November 22, 1875March 4, 1877
19 President Rutherford Hayes 1870 - 1880 Restored.jpg Rutherford B. Hayes
(1822–1893)
Ohio March 4, 1877 March 4, 1881 Republican 23
(1876)
Governor of Ohio
(1868–1872, 1876–1877)
William A. Wheeler
20 James A. Garfield.jpg James A. Garfield
(1831–1881)
Ohio March 4, 1881 September 19, 1881
Republican 24
(1880)
U.S. Representative from Ohio
(1863–1881)
Chester A. Arthur
21 Chester A. Arthur.jpg Chester A. Arthur
(1829–1886)
New York September 19, 1881 March 4, 1885 Republican Vice President Vacant
22 StephenGroverCleveland.png Grover Cleveland
(1837–1908)
New York March 4, 1885 March 4, 1889
Democratic 25
(1884)
Governor of New York
(1883–1885)
Thomas A. Hendricks
March 4, 1885November 25, 1885
Vacant
November 25, 1885March 4, 1889
23 Benjamin Harrison.jpg Benjamin Harrison
(1833–1901)
Indiana March 4, 1889 March 4, 1893
Republican 26
(1888)
U.S. Senator from Indiana
(1881–1887)
Levi P. Morton
24 Grover Cleveland - NARA - 518139 (cropped).jpg Grover Cleveland
(1837–1908)
New York March 4, 1893 March 4, 1897 Democratic 27
(1892)
President
(1885–1889)
Adlai Stevenson
25 Mckinley.jpg William McKinley
(1843–1901)
Ohio March 4, 1897 until
September 14, 1901
Republican 28
(1896)
Governor of Ohio
(1892–1896)
Garret Hobart
March 4, 1897November 21, 1899
Vacant
November 21, 1899March 4, 1901
29
(1900)
Theodore Roosevelt
of New York
March 4, 1901September 14, 1901

List of presidents in the 20th century (1901-2000)

      Democratic       Republican

President State Took office Left office Party Term
Previous office Vice President
25 William McKinley by Courtney Art Studio, 1896.jpg William McKinley
(1843–1901)
Ohio since
March 4, 1897
September 14, 1901
Republican 28
(1896)
Governor of Ohio
(1892–1896)
Garret Hobart
March 4, 1897November 21, 1899
Vacant
November 21, 1899March 4, 1901
29
(1900)
Theodore Roosevelt
of New York
March 4, 1901September 14, 1901
26 Theodore Roosevelt.jpg Theodore Roosevelt
(1858–1919)
New York September 14, 1901 March 4, 1909
Republican Vice President Vacant
September 14, 1901March 4, 1905
30
(1904)
Charles W. Fairbanks
March 4, 1905March 4, 1909
27 William Howard Taft, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front.jpg William Howard Taft
(1857–1930)
Ohio March 4, 1909 March 4, 1913
Republican 31
(1908)
Secretary of War
(1904–1908)
James S. Sherman
March 4, 1909October 30, 1912
Vacant
October 30, 1912March 4, 1913
28 Woodrow Wilson-H&E.jpg Woodrow Wilson
(1856–1924)
New Jersey March 4, 1913 March 4, 1921 Democratic 32
(1912)
Governor of New Jersey
(1911–1913)
Thomas R. Marshall
33
(1916)
29 Warren G Harding-Harris & Ewing.jpg Warren G. Harding
(1865–1923)
Ohio March 4, 1921 August 2, 1923
Republican 34
(1920)
U.S. Senator from Ohio
(1915–1921)
Calvin Coolidge
30 Calvin Coolidge cph.3g10777 (cropped).jpg Calvin Coolidge
(1872–1933)
Massachusetts August 2, 1923 March 4, 1929 Republican Vice President Vacant
August 2, 1923March 4, 1925
35
(1924)
Charles G. Dawes
March 4, 1925March 4, 1929
31 Herbert Hoover.jpg Herbert Hoover
(1874–1964)
California March 4, 1929 March 4, 1933
Republican 36
(1928)
Secretary of Commerce
(1921–1928)
Charles Curtis
32 FDR 1944 Color Portrait.jpg Franklin D. Roosevelt
(1882–1945)
New York March 4, 1933 (1933-03-04) April 12, 1945 (1945-04-12)
Democratic 37
(1932)
Governor of New York
(1929–1932)
John Nance Garner
March 4, 1933January 20, 1941
38
(1936)
39
(1940)
Henry A. Wallace
January 20, 1941January 20, 1945
40
(1944)
Harry S. Truman
January 20, 1945April 12, 1945
33 Harry S. Truman.jpg Harry S. Truman
(1884–1972)
Missouri April 12, 1945 January 20, 1953 Democratic Vice President Vacant
April 12, 1945January 20, 1949
41
(1948)
Alben W. Barkley
January 20, 1949January 20, 1953
34 Dwight D. Eisenhower, official photo portrait, May 29, 1959.jpg Dwight D. Eisenhower
(1890–1969)
New York January 20, 1953 January 20, 1961
Republican 42
(1952)
Supreme Allied Commander Europe
(1949–1952)
Richard Nixon
43
(1956)
35 John F. Kennedy, White House color photo portrait.jpg John F. Kennedy
(1917–1963)
Massachusetts January 20, 1961 November 22, 1963
Democratic 44
(1960)
U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
(1953–1960)
Lyndon B. Johnson
36 37 Lyndon Johnson 3x4.jpg Lyndon B. Johnson
(1908–1973)
Texas November 22, 1963 January 20, 1969 Democratic Vice President Vacant
November 22, 1963January 20, 1965
45
(1964)
Hubert Humphrey
January 20, 1965January 20, 1969
37 Richard Nixon.jpg Richard Nixon
(1913–1994)
California January 20, 1969 August 9, 1974
Republican 46
(1968)
Vice President
(1953–1961)
Spiro Agnew
January 20, 1969October 10, 1973
47
(1972)
 
Vacant
October 10, 1973December 6, 1973
Gerald Ford
December 6, 1973August 9, 1974
38 Gerald Ford.jpg Gerald Ford
(1913–2006)
Michigan August 9, 1974 January 20, 1977
Republican Vice President Vacant
August 9, 1974December 19, 1974
Nelson Rockefeller
December 19, 1974January 20, 1977
39 Jimmy Carter.jpg Jimmy Carter
(born 1924)
Georgia January 20, 1977 January 20, 1981
Democratic 48
(1976)
Governor of Georgia
(1971–1975)
Walter Mondale
40 Official Portrait of President Reagan 1981.jpg Ronald Reagan
(1911–2004)
California January 20, 1981 January 20, 1989 Republican 49
(1980)
Governor of California
(1967–1975)
George H. W. Bush
50
(1984)
41 George H. W. Bush, President of the United States, 1989 official portrait (cropped).jpg George H. W. Bush
(1924–2018)
Texas January 20, 1989 January 20, 1993
Republican 51
(1988)
Vice President Dan Quayle
42 Bill Clinton.jpg Bill Clinton
(born 1946)
Arkansas January 20, 1993 until
January 20, 2001
Democratic 52
(1992)
Governor of Arkansas
(1979–1981, 1983–1992)
Al Gore
53
(1996)

List of presidents in the 21st century (2001-present)

      Democratic       Republican

President State Took office Left office Party Term
Previous office Vice President
42 Bill Clinton.jpg Bill Clinton
(born 1946)
Arkansas since
January 20, 1993
January 20, 2001 Democratic 52
(1992)
Governor of Arkansas
(1979–1981, 1983–1992)
Al Gore
53
(1996)
43 George-W-Bush.jpeg George W. Bush
(born 1946)
Texas January 20, 2001 January 20, 2009 Republican 54
(2000)
Governor of Texas
(1995–2000)
Dick Cheney
55
(2004)
44 President Barack Obama, 2012 portrait crop.jpg Barack Obama
(born 1961)
Illinois January 20, 2009 January 20, 2017 Democratic 56
(2008)
U.S. Senator from Illinois
(2005–2008)
Joe Biden
57
(2012)
45 Donald Trump official portrait (cropped).jpg Donald J. Trump
(born 1946)
Florida January 20, 2017 January 20, 2021 Republican 58
(2016)
Chairman of The Trump Organization (1971–2017) Mike Pence
46 Portrait of United States President Joe Biden (cropped).jpg Joe Biden
(born 1942)
Delaware January 20, 2021 Incumbent Democratic 59
(2020)
Vice President (2009–2017) Kamala Harris

Living former presidents

State Funeral for President Bush 181205-D-DY697-252
Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter during the funeral of George H. W. Bush December 5, 2018.
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