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  1. Andrew Jackson1767 - 1845
m. Aug 1791
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Name Andrew Jackson
Gender Male
Birth[1] 15 Mar 1767 North Carolina
Marriage Aug 1791 Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United Statesto Rachel Donelson
Other 17 Jan 1794 re-marriage
with Rachel Donelson
Death[1] 8 Jun 1845 Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). U.S. Representative and Senator from Tennessee. He was military governor of Florida (1821), commander of the American forces at the Battle of New Orleans (1815), and eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy. He was a polarizing figure who dominated American politics in the 1820s and 1830s. His political ambition combined with widening political participation by more people shaped the modern Democratic Party. Renowned for his toughness, he was nicknamed "Old Hickory". As he based his career in developing Tennessee, Jackson was the first President primarily associated with the frontier.S1

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Andrew Jackson.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Andrew Jackson, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).