Most often, America’s presidents have been remarked as a white bunch than a grey bunch. America’s politicians to date have been considered the most experienced and to a bigger extent, America’s Commander-in-chief. Perhaps this is a result of their old age at points when they advance into politics.
So frequently easily forgotten than even those presidents were once young. They also passed through the youthful life with some even having more awkward haircuts than we can imagine. They also committed perhaps more youthful indiscretions than our expectations may reveal.
For those who at one point in time may have wondered which presidents were hot, below is 25 list of America’s chiefs of state in their early freshest and youthful state.
Name: Theodore Roosevelt
Also Known As: Teddy, “The Lion,” TR, “that guy from Night at the Museum”
Tenure: 1829 – 1837
Best Known For: He was also commonly referred to as “Teddy,” “the lion,” or that guy from the forest. At his youthful age, he got shot at on the chest on his way to a deliver a speech, but instead of rushing to the hospital, he proceeded to deliver his speech in his bloodstained shirt with bullet holes onto it.
Quotable: One of his remembers able to quote, “It takes more than that to kill a bull moose” that which he said after delivering the above 90-minutes speech.
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Name: Calvin Coolidge (19 to 23)
Also Known As: “Silent Cal,” “Cautious Cal”
Tenure: 1921 – 1923
Most Famous For: not being the life of the party.
Quotable: Calvin Coolide at the age of 19-23 years was also known as “silent cal,” or “cautions call.” He ruled between 1921-1923. America’s remembers him for not exactly being in the party life. He commonly used the “you lose” which he developed from a story from a dinner partner who had a bet with the neighbor.
Name: Dwight Eisenhower (25 and 29)
Also Known As: Ike
Tenure: 1953 – 1961
Most Famous For: Dwight Eisenhower at his youthful age of 25-29 years was known as an Ike. He ruled between 1953-1961. He coined the term used to date. “Military industrial complex” to warn America about developing of American arms and the military.
Quotable: The Americans listened and lived by this warning. He too left Americans with a quote which goes by “ every gun that is made, every warship that is launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from that hunger and is not fed, those who are not cold and are not clothed.”
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Name: George W. Bush
Also Known As: “Dubya,” “Junior”
Tenure: 2001 – 2008
Most Famous For: Everyone today still remembers George W. Bush who was also referred to as “Dubya,” or ” Junior” by Americans. His tenure was between 2001-2008. George is highly remembered for the war he initiated with Iraq, Afghanistan, and the disastrous follow-up to Hurricane Katrina among others.
Quotable: He is often quotable to many by “there’s an old saying in Tennesse- I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee-that says’ fool me once, shame on –shame on you. Fool me –you can’t get fooled again”.
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Name: Bill Clinton (22 and 26)
Also Known As: “Bubba,” “The Comeback Kid”
Most Famous For: Bill Clinton is another common figure. At 22-26. He was referred to as “Bubba,” or “the comeback kid.” He ruled between 1993-2001 and still features in peoples mind due to NAFTA, the Omnibus Crime bill, expansion of the death penalty, and also don’t tell bill.
Quotable: He mentioned it that “being a president is not running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening.”
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Name: Richard Nixon (20)
Also Known As: “Tricky Dick”
Tenure: 1969 – 1974
Most Famous For: “Tricky Dick,” Richard Nixon (20) is most famous for ending the Vietnam War, starting the EPA and also serving as the world’s most famous example that cheaters never prosper.
Quotable: “When the president has done it that means that it is not illegal.”
Name: Gerald Ford (18 and 20)
Also Known as: “Mr. Nice Guy,” Jerry
Most Famous For: Gereald Ford (18-20) also known “Jerry,” or “Mr. Nice Guy”, an American president between 1974-1977. He holds a record of the uniqueness of being the only president who was not voted in as president Vice president.
Quotable: “tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.”
Name: John Adams
Also Known As: “His Rotundity,””You fat motherf*cker” (by Hamilton: The Musical, 2016)
Tenure: 1797 – 1801
Most Famous For: Between 1797-1801, existed John Adams was also known as “his rotundity,” or “you fat mother f*cker.” He cited a lot of diplomatic efforts with France, and also serving as America’s first president roasted hard by the Hamilton according to the 2016 musical journal. His quote that has stayed to date is “There is danger from all male people.
Tenure: 1797 – 1801
Quotable: “There is danger from all male people. The only adage of a free government is not to be to trust a living man with the power to endanger the public liberty.”
Name: Herbert Hoover (25)
Also Known As: Herbert Hoover during 25, was known as the humanitarian. He ruled between 1929-1933. He is best remembered for facing widespread hostility from his constituents who frequently blamed him for the depressions
Tenure: 1929 – 1933
Best Known For: Facing widespread hostility from his constituents who blamed him for the Depression, to the point that shantytowns were rechristened “Hoovervilles” and blankets of discarded newspapers were named “Hoover blankets”
Quotable: “Economic depression cannot be cured by legislative action or executive pronouncement. Economic wounds must be healed by the action of the cells of the economic body-the producers and consumers themselves.”
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Name: William Howard Taft (unknown)
Also Known As: “Big Chief”, “Big Lub”
Tenure: 1909 – 1913
Most Famous For: Getting stuck in the White House Bathtub (which never actually happened), falling asleep in public functions (which happened constantly).
Quotable: “I don’t remember that I was ever president” (when he later became Chief Justice)
Name: Abraham Lincoln (late 30’s)
Also Known as: “The Great Emancipator,” “Uncle Abe.”
Most Famous For: The great emancipator (Abraham Lincoln) at his 3o’s is highly remembered for role in preserving the union during the civil war.
Quotable: “he can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I never met.”
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Name: Ronald Reagan (29)
Nicknames: The Gipper, “The Teflon President”
Tenure: 1981 – 1989 (Physically. Mentally? Well, we’re not too sure when the dementia started)
Most Famous For: The Gipper (Ronald Reagon 29). Famously recalled for selling arms to Iran to fund coup on another country’s government
Quotable: “Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.”
Name: William Henry Harrison Sr.
Also Known As: “Old Tippecanoe”
Tenure: In 1841 came the first president to die of pneumonia after 31 days. William Henry Harrison Sr)
Most Famous For: Dying.
Quotable: Has been quoted to date by the say he used to his vice president. These remarks acted as his last statement.
Name: John F. Kennedy (20 and 21)
Also Known As: JFK, “The Hot One” (in the pre-Obama years)
Tenure: 1961 – 1963
Best Known For: A common quote by John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) cannot be left out while mentioning America’s presidents. He also held some campaigns against Fidel Castro.
Quotable: “Let us not sort for the Republican response or the Democratic one, but the most appropriate answer. Let us not seek to base the blame on the past. Let us accept our responsibility for the future.”
Name: Andrew Jackson (unknown)
Also Known As: “Old Hickory,” “King Mob”
Tenure: 1829 – 1837
Best Known For: The trail of Tears, the most tragic chapter in America’s history developed at 1829-1837 tenured during Andrew Jackson regime. He led forceful relocation of Native Americans to a new military to cab illness and starvation.
Name: James Buchanan (unknown)
Nicknames: “Ten Cent Jimmy,” “Bachelor President”, “America’s Worst President” (by every official poll and survey since 1948)
Tenure: 1857 – 1861
Most Famous For: Lastly, James Buchanan (the 10 cents Jimmy), the worst Americas president in all poll surveys since 1948. He did nothing at questions raised by people whether it’s morally okay to own other human beings, not getting married.
Quotable: “happily, a matter of but little practical importance” to answer questions of 5-year slavery during the civil war.”
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Name: Rutherford B. Hayes (30)
Also Known As: “His Fraudulency,” “Rutherfraud” (over suspicions that his election had been rigged), “Who’s that?” (me, just now)
Tenure: 1877 – 1881
Most Famous For: Not much! (Hayes is often cited as one of the most “average” presidents)
Quotable: “The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best.”
Name: Jimmy Carter (18)
Also Known As: “The Peanut Farmer”
Tenure: 1977 – 1981
Most Famous For: That time he legitimately got attacked by a swimming swamp rabbit while he was out in a boat (no, look it up, it’s actually real)
Quotable: “My esteem in the country has gone up substantially. It is very nice now that when people wave at me, they use all their fingers.”
Name: James A. Garfield (16)
Also Known As: “Boatman Jim” (from when he worked on the Ohio canals as a teen)
Tenure: 1881 – 1881
Most Famous For: being assassinated, not being an orange, lasagna-loving cat.
Quotes: “The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.”
Name: Barack Obama
Also Known As: “Thanks, Obama,” Barry, Barack Hussein Obama (by your racist uncle)
Most Famous For: Signing the Affordable Care Act, signing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act, being a Muslim (again, by your racist uncle)
Quotable: “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
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