List of US Presidents Till Date

List of US Presidents Till Date

What is the benefit of knowing the list of US Presidents? Well, who knows whether your next interview question might be coming from there? A bit of knowledge in every sphere always gives one an edge in life.  It is interesting to note that the United States of America has had forty-four (44) presidents, with Donald Trump being the 45th. In other words, 44 different individuals have served as president. Grover Cleveland was elected to two non-consecutive terms, and as such is considered the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. His reelection was not consecutive which is why he is counted twice.

So, here’s the list of US Presidents to date (2020).

George Washington (1789–1797)

John Adams (1797–1801)

Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809)

James Madison (1809–1817)

James Monroe (1817–1825)

John Quincy Adams (1825–1829)

Andrew Jackson (1829–1837)

Martin Van Buren (1837–1841)

William Henry Harrison (1841)

John Tyler (1841–1845)

James K. Polk (1845–1849)

Zachary Taylor (1849–1850)

Millard Fillmore (1850–1853)

Franklin Pierce (1853–1857)

James Buchanan (1857–1861)

Abraham Lincoln (1861–1865)

Andrew Johnson (1865–1869)

Ulysses S. Grant (1869–1877)

Rutherford B. Hayes (1877–1881)

James A. Garfield (1881)

Chester A. Arthur (1881–1885)

Grover Cleveland (1885–1889, 1893–1897)

Benjamin Harrison (1889–1893)

William McKinley (1897–1901)

Theodore Roosevelt (1901–1909)

William Howard Taft (1909–1913)

Woodrow Wilson (1913–1921)

Warren G. Harding (1921–1923)

Calvin Coolidge (1923–1929)

Herbert Hoover (1929–1933)

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933–1945)

Harry S Truman (1945–1953)

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953–1961)

John F. Kennedy (1961–1963)

Lyndon B. Johnson (1963–1969)

Richard Nixon (1969–1974)

Gerald Ford (1974–1977)

Jimmy Carter (1977–1981)

Ronald Reagan (1981–1989)

George H. W. Bush (1989–1993)

Bill Clinton (1993–2001)

George W. Bush (2001–2009)

Barack Obama (2009–2017)

Donald Trump (2017–present)


  • Who’s the best US President?

According to several surveys, Abraham Lincoln has taken the highest ranking. George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Theodore Roosevelt have always ranked in the top five while James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, and Franklin Pierce have been ranked at the bottom of all three surveys. The tide can, however, change because the only constant thing in life is change!

  • Who’s the richest US President?

The richest president to this time is the incumbent billionaire Donald J. Trump.

Credit: Wikipedia


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