Lived: Mar 15, 1767 – Jun 08, 1845 (age 78)
Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
Spouse: Rachel Jackson (m. 1794 – 1828)
Parties: Democratic Party · Democratic-Republican Party
Vice Presidents: Martin Van Buren · John C. Calhoun
Buried: The HermitageHighlights
- 1794: After the divorce was officially completed, Rachel and Jackson remarried in 1794.
- 1797: In 1797, the state legislature elected him as U.S. Senator.
- 1821: After the ratification of the Adams–Onís Treaty in 1821, Jackson briefly served as the territorial Governor of Florida before returning to Tennessee.
- 1832: Van Buren continued to serve as an important adviser to Jackson and was placed on the ticket for vice president in the 1832 election, making him Jackson’s heir-apparent.
- 1832: On December 28, 1832, with less than two months remaining in his term, Calhoun resigned as vice president to become a U.S. Senator for South Carolina.
- 1845: Jackson died at his plantation on June 8, 1845, at the age of 78, of chronic dropsy and heart failure.
78-year-old Andrew Jackson
(1806) A future US president kills a man in a duel.
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