Portrait by Gilbert Stuart Williamstown
George Washington was the first President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Full Name

George Washington

Who President of the United States
Birth Date February 22, 1732
Death Date December 14, 1799
Country United States
Born Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA
Died Mount Vernon, Virginia, USA
Cause of Death severe sore throat
Education n/a
Father Augustine Washington
Mother Mary Ball Washington
Spouse Martha Washington
Children none

Lawrence Washington

Betty Washington Lewis

Charles Washington

Samuel Washington


Washington was the son of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball Washington. His father died when he was 11 years old, but he was close to his mother through-out his adult life. He was the great-grandson of Augustine Warner Jr. He is also related to Queen Elizabeth II, who is most likely his closest living relative today.

In 1750, Washington was noticed by Robert Dinwiddie, the lieutenant governor of the colony of Virginia. He later served under him in the Virginia militia.

Washington was a regular attender of the church of William White in Philadelphia for approximately 25 years. However, he was never once seen to take communion, which many insist was evidence of his atheism.

Washington met Louis Philippe I around 1795, when the future French king was exiled from his nation and visiting the United States.


Colonial Beach, Virginia, USA - Born here, 1732. Grew up here, 1732 - 1743.

Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - Lived here, 1743 - see.

Plainfield, New Jersey, USA - Stayed here briefly, 1777.

Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - Visited here, 1778.

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