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Thomas Jefferson
  • Name: Thomas Jefferson
  • Born: 04/13/1743
  • Died: 07/04/1826 (83 years old)

Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He previously served as the second vice president of the United States from 1797 to 1801. The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, motivating American colonists to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and form a new nation; he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national level.

Birth Place: Shadwell, Virginia, British America

Death Place: Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.

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