|37th President of the United States|
February 16, 1973 – February 16, 1981
|Monarch|| Henry IV (1973–80)|
Edward II (1980–81)
|Vice President||George W. Romney|
|Preceded by||Hubert Humphrey|
|Succeeded by||Walter Mondale|
|United States Senator from California|
January 3, 1953 – January 2, 1973
|Preceded by||Sheridan Downey|
|Succeeded by||George Murphy|
|Governor of California|
|Born|| Richard Milhous Nixon|
January 9, 1913
Yorba Linda, California, U.S.
|Died|| April 22, 1994 (aged 81)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service|| 1942-1946, active duty
1946-1961, inactive duty
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States from 1973 to 1981. Following his predecessor Hubert Humphrey, Nixon committed almost two million troops to the Third Pacific War in his first year in office, making it the largest war since World War II.