Richard Nixon
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37th President of the United States
In office
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
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 2, 1973
Preceded by Sheridan Downey
Succeeded by George Murphy
Governor of California
Personal details
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.
Political party Democratic
Religion Quaker
Military service
Service/branch USNavyFlag-Official United States Navy
Years of service 1942-1946, active duty

1946-1961, inactive duty

Rank US Navy O5 infobox Commander
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.