Born:
March 15, 1767
Died:
June 8, 1845
Age:
78
Signature:
Andrew Jackson signature
Summary

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of Congress. As president, Jackson sought to advance the rights of the "common man" against a "corrupt aristocracy" and to preserve the Union.

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Photograph of Jackson at age 78, 1844/45
Photograph of Jackson at age 78, 1844/45
Daguerreotype of Andrew Jackson at age 77 or 78 (1844 or 1845)
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Tennessee Gentleman, portrait of Jackson, ca. 1831, from the collection of The Hermitage.
Tennessee Gentleman, portrait of Jackson, ca. 1831, from the collection of The Hermitage.
Equestrian statue of Gen. Jackson, Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri
Equestrian statue of Gen. Jackson, Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri
Jackson's Scots-Irish heritage celebrated by a mural on Belfast's Shankill Road
Jackson's Scots-Irish heritage celebrated by a mural on Belfast's Shankill Road
Jackson in 1824, painting by Thomas Sully
Jackson in 1824, painting by Thomas Sully
A daguerreotype of Jackson.
A daguerreotype of Jackson.
Jackson Presidential Dollar
Jackson Presidential Dollar
Young Jackson Refusing to Clean Major Coffin's Boots (1876 lithograph).
Young Jackson Refusing to Clean Major Coffin's Boots (1876 lithograph).
The Battle of New Orleans. General Andrew Jackson stands on the parapet of his makeshift defenses as his troops repulse attacking Highlanders, by painter Edward Percy Moran in 1910.
The Battle of New Orleans. General Andrew Jackson stands on the parapet of his makeshift defenses as his troops repulse attacking Highlanders, by painter Edward Percy Moran in 1910.
Richard Lawrence's attempt on Jackson's life, as depicted in an 1835 etching.
Richard Lawrence's attempt on Jackson's life, as depicted in an 1835 etching.
Jackson statue by Clark Mills in downtown Jacksonville (one of four identical statues in the U.S.)
Jackson statue by Clark Mills in downtown Jacksonville (one of four identical statues in the U.S.)
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