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Admirable talents of the leaders at the helm of our country

Did you know how gifted our presidents were? Discover the less-known talents of our leaders!
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Admirable talents of the leaders at the helm of our country
  • George Washington was passionate about dancing and spent a lot of time at balls before he became our first president.
  • Apart from being one of the founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson was also the forebear of American architecture. He took part in the creation of the first government buildings, the University of Virginia and his plantation in Charlottesville.

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Artful dueler, Andrew Jackson has fought about 100 duels over the course of his life.

John Tyler almost became a concert violinist but later decided to study the law. Rumor has it that he performed at White House parties.

Thanks to his highly-developed memory, Franklin Pierce recited his 3,319-word inaugural speech by heart.

James Garfield could write in Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time.

Woodrow Wilson is known to have sung tenor in his college club.

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