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us: Washington, George, 1732-1799


  • [George Washington was the first President of the United States (1789-1797), the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the Articles of Confederation. His presidential leadership style established many forms and rituals of government that have been used since, such as using a cabinet system and delivering an inaugural address. Washington was hailed as "father of his country" even during his lifetime.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Vashington, Dzhordzh, 1732-1799
    • us: Waszyngton, Jerzy, 1732-1799
    • us: Washington, Georg, 1732-1799
    • us: Uashingktoien, Geeorg, 1732-1799
    • us: Uashingtʻn, Gēorg, 1732-1799
    • us: װאשינגטאן, דזשארדזש, 1732־1799
    • us: ジョージワシントン, 1732-1799
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1732-02-22
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1799-12-14
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Westmoreland County (Va.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Mount Vernon (Va.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Continental Army
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Constitutional Convention (1787)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) United States--Politics and government
          (lcsh) United States--Foreign relations
            (lcsh) United States--Military relations
              (lcsh) Federal government
                (lcsh) Separation of powers
                  (lcsh) Representative government and representation
                    (lcsh) Constitutional law
                  • Occupation

                      (lcsh) Founding Fathers of the United States
                        (lcsh) Presidents
                          (lcsh) Statesmen
                            (lcsh) Politicians
                              (lcsh) Generals
                                (lcsh) Plantation owners
                                  (lcsh) Slaveholders
                                    (lcsh) Diarists
                                      (lcsh) Surveyors
                                        President of the United States
                                          Politician
                                            Soldier
                                              Surveyor
                                                Farmer Statesman
                                                  General
                                                    Plantation owner
                                                      Slaveholder
                                                        Diarist
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                                                    • Related Terms

                                                      • us: United States. President (1789-1797 : Washington)
                                                    • Sources

                                                      • found: NUCMC data from Rutgers Univ. Lib. for DeWitt, S. Papers, 1778-1832 (George Washington)
                                                      • found: LC data base, 5-6-86 (hdg.: Washington, George, 1732-1799)
                                                      • found: WwWA, 1607-1896 (Washington, George; b. 1732; d. 1799 at Mt. Vernon, Va.; 1st Pres. of U.S. 1789-1797, Comdr.-in-chief Continental Army; Pres. U.S. Constl. Conv.; member of Continental Cong. from Va.; farmer; surveyor)
                                                      • found: Gēorg Uashingtʻn, 1874
                                                      • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Feb. 9, 2012 (George Washington; b. February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia; d. December 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, Virginia)
                                                    • General Notes

                                                      • [George Washington was the first President of the United States (1789-1797), the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He presided over the convention that drafted the United States Constitution, which replaced the Articles of Confederation. His presidential leadership style established many forms and rituals of government that have been used since, such as using a cabinet system and delivering an inaugural address. Washington was hailed as "father of his country" even during his lifetime.]
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                                                      • 2016-03-28: revised
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