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Buchanan, James

Born: 1791 AD
Died: 1868 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Presidents

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US diplomat and Democratic politician

 

Representative from Pennsylvania 1821-1831

 

US ambassador to Russia 1832-1833

 

Senator from Pennsylvania 1834-1845

 

Secretary of State 1845-1849

 

US ambassador to Britain 1853-1856

 

with Pierre Soule and John Young Mason, drafted Ostend Manifesto 1854

 

15th president of US 1857-1861 (only US president to remain a bachelor)


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