- Name: James Monroe
- Born: 04/28/1758
- Died: 07/04/1831 (73 years old)
James Monroe (//; April 28, 1758 – July 4, 1831) was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat and Founding Father who served as the fifth president of the United States from 1817 to 1825. A member of the Democratic-Republican Party, Monroe was the last president of the Virginia dynasty; his presidency coincided with the Era of Good Feelings. He is perhaps best known for issuing the Monroe Doctrine, a policy of opposing European colonialism in the Americas. He also served as the governor of Virginia, a member of the United States Senate, the U.S. ambassador to France and Britain, the seventh Secretary of State, and the eighth Secretary of War.
Birth Place: Monroe Hall, Virginia, British America
Death Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
James Monroe quotes :
The great increase of our population throughout the Union will alone produce an important effect, and in no quarter will it be so sensibly felt as in those in contemplation.James Monroe
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.James Monroe