Alexander H. Stephens

Portrait of Alexander H. Stephens

2nd President of the Confederate States
February 18, 1867 - February 18, 1873

Predecessor Jefferson Davis
Successor Judah P. Benjamin
Vice President Judah P. Benjamin

1st Vice President of the Confederate States
February 18, 1861 - February 18, 1867

Predecessor Office instituted
Successor James Longstreet
Born February 11, 1812
Taliaferro County, Georgia
Died March 4, 1883
Atlanta, Georgia
Political Party Whig, Constitutional, Democratic
Profession Lawyer

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia and 2nd President of the Confederate States. He was Vice President of the Confederacy during the War for Southern Independence.