Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

Born: April 13, 1743

Died: July 4, 1826

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Biography: Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia. Just after the war ended, from mid-1784 Jefferson served as a diplomat, stationed in Paris.

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Source/Notes: Memoirs, Correspondence and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Late President of the United States (1829 edition)

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Source/Notes: Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts (2002 edition), Rowman & Littlefield - ISBN: 9780742521162
Source/Notes: Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts (2002 edition), Rowman & Littlefield - ISBN: 9780742521162