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Eight US Vice Presidents Who Became Presidents


The 46th US President Joe Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn into office on Wednesday  January 20 2021

Joe Biden served as Vice President to former president Barrack Obama  from 2008-2016.

See Eight other Vice-presidents that  became Presidents in the US

1.  J. Adams

John Adams born on October 30, 1735, to John Adams Sr. and Susanna Boylston in Braintree, Massachusetts was an American senior politician, an attorney, a diplomat, and writer.

He was at the forefront of the revolution in Amarrica which paved way for Independence from Great Britain.

He served as the first vice president of the United States and thereafter, became the second president of the US 1797 to 1801.

2. T. Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson born on April 13, 1743, in Shadwell Plantation in the Colony of Virginia was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, and a philosopher. 

Thomas served as the 2nd vice president of the United States 1797 and 1801 and later got elected to serve as the 3rd president of the United States 1801 to 1809.

3. Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884.

Truman is the only president since William McKinley (elected in 1896) who did not earn a college degree.

He was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as the 34th vice president.

4. Martin Van Buren

Van Buren was born as Maarten Van Buren on December 5, 1782, in Kinderhook, New York.

He’s an American statesman and a founder of the Democratic Party, he served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States Secretary of State, and the eighth Vice President of the United States.

He was the first President to have been born after the American Revolution.

He won the 1836 presidential election and was elected as the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841.

5. Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon was born on January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California.

Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961.

He was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974.

He also served as a representative and senator for California state.

6. George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1924.

He was an American politician, diplomat and businessman and served the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989, in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and as Director of Central Intelligence.

In the 1988 presidential election, Bush defeated Democrat Michael Dukakis, an was elected as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

7. Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was born on October 27, 1858, in Manhattan, New York City.

He was an American statesman, conservationist, naturalist, historian, and writer.

Teddy as fondly called, served as 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900 and the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901 after president McKinley was assassinated .

He remains the youngest person to become President of the United States at age 42.

8. Joe Biden

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born November 20, 1942, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Biden served as the 47th vice president from 2008 to 2016 under former president Barrack Obama. He represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.

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