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  2. William Henry Harrison - Wikipedia

    William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was an American military officer and politician who served as the ninth president of the United States. Harrison died just 31 days after his inauguration as president in 1841, making his presidency the shortest in U.S. history.

  3. William Henry Harrison | Biography, Presidency, & Facts

    William Henry Harrison, (born February 9, 1773, Charles City county, Virginia [U.S.]—died April 4, 1841, Washington, D.C., U.S.), ninth president of the United States (1841), whose Indian campaigns, while he was a territorial governor and army officer, thrust him into the national limelight and led to his election in 1840. He was the oldest ...

  4. William Henry Harrison - HISTORY

    William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), America’s ninth president, served just one month in office before dying of pneumonia. His tenure, from March 4, 1841, to April 4, 1841, is the shortest of any...

  5. William Henry Harrison | The White House

    William Henry Harrison, an American military officer and politician, was the ninth President of the United States (1841), the oldest President to be elected at the time. On his 32nd day, he...

  6. William Henry Harrison - Biography

    Best Known For: William Henry Harrison was the ninth president of the United States (1841) and the first to die in office. Industries; U.S. Politics; War and Militaries

  7. William Henry Harrison - Simple English Wikipedia, the free...

    William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the 9th president of the United States. His nickname was "Old Tippecanoe" and he was a well-respected war veteran. Harrison served the shortest term of any United States president. His term lasted for exactly one month.

  8. William Harrison | Miller Center

    William Henry Harrison served the shortest time of any American President—only thirty-two days. He also was the first President from the Whig Party. He had won his nickname, “Old Tip,” as the tough commanding general of American forces who defeated hostile Native Americans at the Battle of Tippecanoe in the Ohio River Valley in 1811.

  9. William Henry Harrison - White House Historical Association

    Harrison was in fact a scion of the Virginia planter aristocracy. He was born on February 9, 1773 at Berkeley Plantation to one of Virginia's wealthiest slave owning families. He studied classics and history at Hampden-Sydney College, then began the study of medicine.

  10. William Henry Harrison | National Museum of American History

    Ninth President, March-April 1841. William Henry Harrison was the son of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and his grandson, Benjamin Harrison, would later become president. A hero of the battle of Tippecanoe, where he defeated Shawnee warriors and their chief Tecumseh, Harrison would unfortunately not have the opportunity to savor ...

  11. William Henry Harrison | American Battlefield Trust

    William Henry Harrison. Title Ninth President of the United States, Brigadier General. The last American president to be born a British subject, William Henry Harrison grew up in the backdrop of Berkeley Plantation, one of Virginia’s oldest estates.