Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the 3rd President of the United States, and argued to be the greatest polymath in American history. He was well versed in a wide array of matters, including politics, law, literature, democracy, republicanism, individual rights, trade, Classicism, architecture, inventing, and philosophy. In addition to English, he was fluent in Latin, Classical Greek, French, Italian, and Spanish. He was the founder of the University of Virginia, and is still today renowned as one of the most influential people in history.

Full Name Thomas Jefferson
Who President of the United States
Birth Date April 13, 1743
Death Date July 4, 1826
Country United States
Born Shadwell, Virginia, USA
Died Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Cause of Death old age
Education College of William & Mary
Father Peter Jefferson
Mother Jane Randolph Jefferson
Spouse Martha Wayles Jefferson

Jane Jefferson

Mary Jefferson Bolling

Elizabeth Jefferson

Martha Jefferson Carr

Lucy Jefferson Lewis

Anna Scott Jefferson Marks

Randolph Jefferson


Martha Jefferson Randolph

Mary Jefferson Eppes

Madison Hemings

Eston Hemings


Jefferson was a friend of Abigail Adams, but an opposer and enemy of her husband John Adams, resulting in a break in his friendship with Abigail. Decades later, Jefferson and Abigail renewed their friendship and began writing letters again.

How Added - Because he is #10 on the "100 Most Significant Figures in History" list by Time magazine.

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