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How Old Every US President Was During Their Term

Updated October 16, 2019 2.7k views44 items

Here are all 44 US presidents, ordered by their age at start of presidency. While the minimum age requirement for president is 35 years old, the average age of presidents when elected to office is 55 years and 3 months. In 2017, President Donald Trump became the oldest elected president at 70 years old; President Theodore Roosevelt still remains as the youngest elected president at 50 years old. 

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

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  • Age at Start of Presidency: 42 years, 322 days (September 14, 1901)

    Age at End of Presidency: 50 years, 128 days (April 15, 1909)

    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Presidency: 26
    • V.P.: Charles W. Fairbanks
  • John F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list How Old Every US President Was During Their Term
    Photo: Hank Walker/Contributor / The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

    Age at Start of Presidency: 43 years, 236 days (January 20, 1961)

    Age at End of Presidency: 46 years, 177 days (November 22, 1963)

    • Birthplace: USA, Massachussetts, Brookline
    • Presidency: 35
    • V.P.: Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Bill Clinton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list How Old Every US President Was During Their Term
    Photo: Jack Taylor/Stringer / Getty Images

    Age at Start of Presidency: 46 years, 154 days (January 20, 1993)

    Age at End of Presidency: 54 years, 154 days (January 20, 2001)

    • Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Presidency: 42
    • V.P.: Al Gore
  • Ulysses S. Grant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list How Old Every US President Was During Their Term
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    Age at Start of Presidency: 46 years, 311 days (March 4, 1869)

    Age at End of Presidency: 54 years, 311 days (March 4, 1877)

    • Birthplace: Clermont County, Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories
    • Presidency: 18
    • V.P.: Schuyler Colfax, Henry Wilson
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