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Portrait of Thomas Jefferson.
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson.

Thomas Jefferson Quick Facts

April 13, 1743–July 4, 1826

Quick Facts About Thomas Jefferson

Author of the Declaration of Independence

First Secretary of State of the United States

Founded the Democratic-Republican Party with James Madison

Third President of the United States

Founder of the University of Virginia

Author of Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom

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  • Article Title Thomas Jefferson Quick Facts
  • Coverage April 13, 1743–July 4, 1826
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  • Keywords Thomas Jefferson, founding father, president, vice president
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date December 17, 2018
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
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  • Date of Last Update January 13, 2018