George Washington

circa 1790: George Washington (1732-1799). First president of the United States 1789-97. Born in Virginia, fought in French and Indian War 1755-58, member, VA House of Burgesses 1759-74, of First and Second Continental Congresses 1774-75, elected commander in chief of all Continental Armies June 1775. Here, engraved portrait after 1792 painting by John Trumbull depicts Washington viewing the enemy at the Battle of Trenton, NJ Dec. 1776. (Photo by Stock Montage/Stock Montage/Getty Images)

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