Andrew Jackson

president of the United States from 1829 to 1837

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the 7th President of the United States (1829–1837), hero of the Battle of New Orleans (1815), and a starter of the Democratic Party.

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Andrew Jackson

Sourced quotes

  • "Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there."[1]     
Simple: I will not enjoy Heaven unless I see my wife there.
About the quote: Said right before he died.
  • "I did not hang Calhoun and shoot Clay."[2]     
Simple: I did not hang John C. Calhoun and I did not shoot Henry Clay.
About the quote: Said before dying, the two things he wished he had done differently in his life.


  1. Life of Andrew Jackson (1860) by James Parton, page 679.
  2. Greenback: The Almighty Dollar and the Invention of America (2003) by Jason Goodwin, page 171.

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