On April 13 Thomas Jefferson was born …

On April 13, 1745, former President of the United States and Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson was born.

Thomas Jefferson  Getty Images

Thomas Jefferson
Getty Images

Besides being the third president of the United States, as well as a Founding Father, he is best known as being the principle author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Before becoming the United States President, he served as the first secretary of state under George Washington, and helped create the Democratic-Republican Party (later known simply as The Republican Party).

He is currently the “face” of the US two dollar bill.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s