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Presidential Factfile

Everything you wanted to know about the U.S. presidents

by Borgna Brunner
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Which U.S. state claims the most presidents? How many of our vice presidents became president? Which chief executive had a pet alligator? Who said, "I don't even remember that I was president?"

Find all the presidential info you need in our comprehensive collection of photographs, biographies, questions for our editors, quizzes, and trivia about the presidents of the United States.

Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday? The holiday explained!

Background and History


Scandals and Impeachment

Campaign and Elections

President Barack Obama

Fun Stuff


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