George Washington

492px-Portrait of George Washington
Portrait of George Washington

11th President of the United States in Congress Assembled
March 4, 1789 - January 19, 1790

Predecessor Cyrus Griffin
Successor Patrick Henry

Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army
June 15, 1775 – December 23, 1783

Born February 22, 1732
Westmoreland, Virginia Colony
Died December 14, 1799

Mount Vernon, Virginia

Political Party None

George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) 11th President of the United States in Congress Assembled was the dominant military and political leader of the new United States of America from 1775 to 1799. He led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army from 1775 to 1783.