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James Monroe
  • Name: James Monroe
  • Born: 04/28/1758
  • Died: 07/04/1831 (73 years old)

James Monroe (/mənˈr/; 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.

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