Democratic Party Facts | List of Democratic Presidents

Democratic Party Facts | List of Democratic Presidents


This article "Democratic Party Facts | List of Democratic Presidents" will give you a short overview of Democratic Party formation, history and ideology.

Democratic Party History

Democratic Party emerged in US political scene just at the start of the second quarter of 19th century. At that time Federalist Party had disappeared and Democratic Republic party was waning. Democratic Party was founded in 1828. The first president from Democratic Party was Andrew Jackson. He became president in 1829 and served for 2 terms. In 1832, the first national convention of Democratic Party held at Baltimore, Maryland.

Their initial ideology was based on anti-aristocracy and proslavery especially regarding south and west. Near the Civil War (1861=1865), Democrat party experience a split. From 1860 onward, due to pro-slavery policies, it remained out of power in the center for more than two decades. Later on, as the party got more matured its tilts toward more liberal and progressive.

US President from Democratic Party

There are 14 individuals and 15 presidents of the USA from Democratic Party. Among these presidents Franklin Roosevelt elected our times apart from him there are four Democrats president elected twice: Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Overall Democratic Party rule for 88 years.

As we have discussed in some previous article that Grover Cleveland from Democratic Party is the only US presidents who were elected in two non-consecutive terms. This fact leads to the anomaly of 14 individuals and 15 presidents.

At the time of both World Wars, America was ruled by Democrats. During the first war, Windrow Wilson was US president. During Second World War Franklin D. Roosevelt and Truman ruled USA both were from Democratic Party.

President Franklin Roosevelt is the only president who was selected four time as US president. Famous Kennedy part also belongs to Democrat part.

Andrew Jackson - First Democrat US President

"Andrew Jackson - First Democrat US President"

Democratic Party Symbols

The Democratic Party is represented by Donkey. It is commonly referred by blue color.

 

Democratic Party Facts | List of Democratic Presidents 

S.No

President

Number

Presidents
 

Ruled Duration

 

1

7th

Andrew Jackson

(1829 - 1837)

 

2

8th

Martin Van Buren

(1837- 1841)

 

3

11th

James Knox Polk

(1845 -1849)

 

4

14th

Franklin Pierce

(1853-1857)

 

5

15th

James Buchanan

(1857-1861)

 

6

22nd & 24th

Grover Cleveland

(1885-1889)
(1893-1897)

Two nonconsecutive tenures

7

28th

Woodrow Wilson

(1913-1921)

 

8

32nd

Franklin Roosevelt

(1933-1945)

Died while in office

9

33rd

Harry Truman

(1945-1953)

Ordered to throw nuclear bombs on Japan cites

10

35th

John Kennedy

(1961-1963)

Killed while in office

11

36th

Lyndon Johnson

(1963-1969)

 

12

39th

Jimmy Carter

(1977-1981)

 

13

42nd

Bill Clinton

(1993-2001)

 

14

44th

Barack Obama

(2009-2017)

First Black President

 

 


 

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