Martin Van Buren

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Born
December 5, 1782

Birth Place
Kinderhook, New York

Political party
Democratic-Republican,

Democratic, and Free Soil

Spouse(s)
Hannah Van Buren

Occupation
Lawyer

Religion
Dutch Reformed

Died
July 24, 1862

Death Place
Kinderhook, New York



Martin Van Buren was serves as the eighth President of the United States also the 10th Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson.He was a key manager of the Democratic Party. He was the first president to be born an American resident. He is the only president not to have speak English as his first language, having grown up speaking Dutch. He was the initial president from New York. He also was one of the central figures in rising modern political organizations. He is one of only two people, the extra being Thomas Jefferson, to serve as Secretary of State, Vice President and President.

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