2016 Elections were full of Surprises for United States

Though it feels like this past Presidential election  was one giant surprise after the next, truth is that throughout history, there have been plenty of surprises when it comes to our former leaders. One example of this is the different candidates who while running and campaigning for the presidency, ended up winning the popular vote, but still lost the election. Andrew Jackson, Samuel Tilden, Al Gore and now Hillary Clinton are those few.

Here are other surprising facts you probably didn’t know

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Men of all statures have run the U.S. James Madison; the shortest President was 5’4. Lincoln, the tallest, was 6’4.

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James Buchanan never married and Ronald Regan was a divorcee before he met Nancy.

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6 Presidents in US had no children and 3 had widowers while they were in office.

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8 Presidents lost their lives while they were in office. These included: Washington, Madison, Jackson, Polk, Buchanan and Harding.

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Three of the presidents were died on 4th of July: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe.

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John Taylor had 15 children! He had 8 boys and 7 girls.

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Gerald Ford was the only President and Vice President who wasn’t ever elected to the office.

See all this and more on the infographic.

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