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  2. George Washington - Wikipedia

    George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.

  3. George Washington | Life, Presidency, Accomplishments, & Facts

    George Washington, also called Father of His Country, (born February 22 [February 11, Old Style], 1732, Westmoreland county, Virginia [U.S.]—died December 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Virginia, U.S.), American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775–83) and subsequently first president of the United ...

  4. George Washington: Facts, Revolution & Presidency - HISTORY

    George Washington (1732-99) was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83) and served two terms as the first U.S. president, from 1789 to 1797. The...

  5. George Washington - Facts, Presidency & Quotes - Biography

    George Washington was a Virginia plantation owner who served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the American Revolutionary War, and later became the first president...

  6. George Washington | The White House

    Born in 1732 into a Virginia planter family, he learned the morals, manners, and body of knowledge requisite for an 18th century Virginia gentleman. He pursued two intertwined interests: military...

  7. George Washington - History

    NAME: George Washington NICKNAME: Father of His Country BORN: February 22, 1732, in Popes Creek, Virginia DIED: December 14, 1799, in Mount Vernon, Virginia TIME IN OFFICE: April 30, 1789, to...

  8. 11 Little-Known Facts About George Washington - HISTORY

    11 Little-Known Facts About George Washington He's America's first president. The icon we all think we know. But in reality, he was a complicated human being. Editors Updated: Mar...

  9. George Washington, fondly referred to as the "father of his country," was the first President of the United States of America, the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the American War for Independence, and one of the U.S. Founding Fathers. His life began in the countryside of Westmoreland County, Virginia on February 22, 1732.

  10. George Washington's Life · George Washington's Mount Vernon

    George Washington spent the years between 1759 and 1775 overseeing the farms at Mount Vernon. Washington worked constantly to improve and expand the mansion house and its surrounding plantation. He established himself as an innovative farmer, who switched from tobacco to wheat as his main cash crop in the 1760's.

  11. George Washington | Timeline | Britannica

    George Washington is born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the son of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball. Augustine’s grandfather had migrated in 1657 from England to the Virginia colony, where George spends his childhood on the family farm. 1743 Mount Vernon George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens; photograph, Robert C. Lautman