The United States of America is considered to be the superpower of the world. The presidential elections of the states are sought by the whole world, as the result will have a dynamic impact on each country. Republican Party’s Joe Biden won the election against the previous Democratic president Donald Trump. The minimum count to win the elections is 270 and Joe Biden has more than 290 so far. There are numerous interesting facts related to the US presidents, let us have a look over the best ones.
1. Donald Trump, The 44th President
Donald Trump was the 44th and not the 45th president of the States. The confusion lies still since the former President Grover Cleveland became the president in 1884 and lost in 1888. But he won again in 1892. Following the Rule of ‘term in office,’ it was counted as two but the man was the same, Grover. Grover was the only US president who was elected two times in non-consecutive tenures, he was the 22nd and the 24th president. He was also the only president who held the job of a hangman.
2. Served Four Times Consecutively
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only president who served in office for four consecutive terms. He was the 32nd President of the United States and served in the office from 1933 until his death in 1945. Franklin was commonly known as FDR among supporters. Franklin had the determination to rise in politics as his fifth cousin, President Theodore Roosevelt. He failed to ace the elections for the Vice President against Republican Warren G. Harding in 1920.
3. Youngest And The Oldest President
Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest US president. He was just 42 when his tenure incepted. Ronald Regan was the oldest US president as he was 77 years when he took the oath for the presidency. But now Joe Biden became the oldest as Biden will turn 78 on 20th Nov 2020.
4. Served As The President Without Being Elected
Gerald Ford was elected as the Vice-President when Shipro Agnew resigned in 1973. He was appointed as the Vice-President by Richard Nixon who was then the president. Later in 1974, Richard Nixon resigned as the president after one of the greatest conspiracies in US politics. The conspiracy was popularly known as the Watergate Scandal. After the resignation of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford became the president of the United States without being formally elected. Gerald Ford is the only person to have served as both vice president and president without being elected to either office by the Electoral College.
5. Tallest And Shortest President
Abraham Lincoln was the tallest US president with a height of 6 feet and 4 inches and James Medison was the shortest with 5 feet 4 inches of height.