Major General
Andrew Jackson
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5th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1833
Vice President John C. Calhoun
Preceded by Henry Clay
Succeeded by Henry Clay
Military Governor of Florida
In office
March 10, 1821 – December 31, 1821
Appointed by Henry Clay
Preceded by José María Coppinger
as Governor of Spanish East Florida
Succeeded by William Pope Duval
United States Senator
from Tennessee
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 4, 1825
Preceded by John Williams
Succeeded by Hugh Lawson White
In office
September 26, 1797 – April 1, 1798
Preceded by William Cocke
Succeeded by Daniel Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's At-Large district
In office
December 4, 1796 – September 26, 1797
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by William C. C. Claiborne
Personal details
Born March 15, 1767(1767-03-15)
Waxhaws border region between North Carolina and South Carolina (exact location disputed)
Died June 8, 1845(1845-06-08) (aged 78)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Resting place The Hermitage
Nashville, Tennessee
Political party Democratic (1825–1845)
Other political
Democratic-Republican (Before 1828)
Spouse(s) Rachel Donelson (m. 1791–94)
Rachel Jackson (m. 1794; her death 1828)
Children 10
Religion Presbyterianism
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Tennessee Militia
Rank Colonel
Major general
Battles/wars American Revolutionary War
 • Battle of Hobkirk's Hill
Creek War
 • Battle of Talladega
 • Battles of Emuckfaw and Enotachopo Creek
 • Battle of Horseshoe Bend
Louisiana War
 • Battle of Pensacola
 • Battle of New Orleans
First Seminole War
Conquest of Florida
 • Battle of Fort Negro
 • Siege of Fort Barrancas
Awards Thanks of Congress