Happy Election Day! The United States is the oldest democracy in the world. Let’s celebrate with some Election Day Trivia! If you’re anything like me, you’ll trot it out to impress other politics nerds at a watch party tonight.
- Eight Presidents were born British subjects: Washington, both Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson and W. Harrison.
- Nine Presidents never attended college: Washington, Jackson, Van Buren, Taylor, Fillmore, Lincoln, A. Johnson, Cleveland, and Truman.
- Harvard has the most presidential alums: 7
- Tallest President: Lincoln at 6’4″
- Shortest President”: Madison at 5’4″
- Most Fecund President: John Tyler with 15 kids.