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All US Presidents By Height, From Tallest To Shortest

Updated September 3, 2019 27.0k views44 items

Here are all the US presidents, ordered by their height. Standing at 6'4", President Abraham Lincoln is the tallest US president followed by Lyndon B. Johnson and Donald Trump. Who was the shortest president? President James Madison was 5'4", seven inches under the average height of US presidents, 5'11".

Check out this list of US president heights - some might surprise you!

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  • Abraham Lincoln
    Photo: Alexander Gardner / Wikimedia Commons

    Height: 6 ft 4 in

    • Birthplace: Kentucky, Hodgenville, United States of America, United States, with Territories
    • Presidency: 16
    • V.P.: Andrew Johnson, Hannibal Hamlin

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  • Lyndon Johnson
    Photo: Architect of the Capitol / Flickr

    Height: 6 ft 3.5 in 

    • Birthplace: Texas, Contiguous United States, Edwards Plateau, United States of America, United States
    • Presidency: 36
    • V.P.: Hubert Humphrey

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  • Donald Trump
    Photo: D. Myles Cullen / U.S. Central Command

    Height: 6 ft 3 in

    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Presidency: 45
    • V.P.: Mike Pence

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  • Thomas Jefferson
    Photo: Cornelius Tiebout / Wikimedia Commons

    Height: 6 ft 2.5 in

    • Birthplace: Shadwell, Colony of Virginia, British America
    • Presidency: 3
    • V.P.: Aaron Burr, George Clinton

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