George Washinton

George Washington

1st President of the United States

April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797

George Washington (February 22, 1732[b] – December 14, 1799) was an American soldier, statesman, and Founding Father, who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army, Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War, and presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which established the Constitution of the United States and a federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of the Nation" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the country.