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Types of Presidents

Andrew Jackson ( 9414 ) 1829–1837
Andrew Jackson ( 9414 ) 1829–1837

Andrew Jackson was the nations seventh president and another leader who had served in the Revolutionary war. ... Presidents. Discover our nations leaders (1829-1837)

Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837
Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837, seeking to act as the direct representative of the common man. More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by popular vote; as President he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man.

Angela Merkel 360b / Shutterstockcom
Angela Merkel 360b / Shutterstockcom

JULY 5, 2017 - BERLIN: Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a press conference after a meeting in the Chanclery in Berlin. JUNE 12, 2017 - BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel before a meeting with African leaders in the Federal Chanclery in Berlin.

Barack Obama AP Title: US President
Barack Obama AP Title: US President

When to Capitalize President. The AP Stylebook holds that you should capitalize president only as a formal title that is before one or more names. For example, President Barack Obama; Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton; President should be lowercase is all other uses. Example, The president will make an announcement tomorrow.

David Cameron Carl Court/Getty Images
David Cameron Carl Court/Getty Images

Browse UK Prime Minister David Cameron Visits The White House latest photos. View images and find out more about UK Prime Minister David Cameron Visits The White House at Getty Images.

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Francois Hollande REUTERS/Eric Feferberg/Poo
Francois Hollande REUTERS/Eric Feferberg/Poo

US President Barack Obama headlines the list, followed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Here are the rest of the world's most powerful world leaders.

George Washington ( 07160 ) 1789–1797
George Washington ( 07160 ) 1789–1797

George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American statesman and soldier who served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797.

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George Washington, 1789-1797
George Washington, 1789-1797

George Washington (1789-1797) The nation’s first president ranked above all others for moral authority, economic management, and overall performance within the context of his times. Washington fought hard for the Constitution, feeling that the Articles of Confederation were not functioning well for the country.

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James Madison 1809–1817
James Madison 1809–1817

James Madison, America’s fourth President (1809-1817), made a major contribution to the ratification of the Constitution by writing The Federalist Papers, along with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay.

James Monroe ( 2989 ) 1817–1825
James Monroe ( 2989 ) 1817–1825

The 2017 version, which polled 91 historians, saw several presidents rise and fall in the rankings. Historians evaluated them based on 10 qualities of presidential leadership, including economic management, international relations, crisis leadership, public persuasion skills and whether they pursued equal justice for all.

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James Monroe, 1817-1825
James Monroe, 1817-1825

How will history judge President Donald Trump? One day, we'll have an answer, thanks to C-SPAN's Presidential Historians Survey. The 2017 version, which polled 91 historians, saw several presidents rise and fall in the rankings.

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John Adams 1797–1801
John Adams 1797–1801

John Adams, a remarkable political philosopher, served as the second President of the United States (1797-1801), after serving as the first Vice President under President George Washington. Learned and thoughtful, John Adams was more remarkable as a political philosopher than as a politician.

John Quincy Adams 1825–1829
John Quincy Adams 1825–1829

John Quincy Adams, son of John and Abigail Adams, served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. A member of multiple political part John Quincy Adams, son of John and Abigail Adams, served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829.

Martin Van Buren ( 565174 ) 1837–1841
Martin Van Buren ( 565174 ) 1837–1841

Martin Van Buren 8th President, 1837-1841 Early Life and Pre-presidency Born on December 5, 1782 in Kinderhook, New York. Parents: Abraham Van Buren and Maria Hoes.

Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841
Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841

And of course, President Barack Obama was added to the lineup for the first time this year. Which are ranked as the best presidents? Biographical information for each president from WhiteHouse.gov.

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Narendra Modi Mark Blinch/Reuters
Narendra Modi Mark Blinch/Reuters

REUTERS/Mark Blinch Reuters / Thursday, April 16, 2015 India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) waves to the crowd as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks on after a speech to the general public in Toronto, April 15, 2015.

Pope Francis Thomson Reuters
Pope Francis Thomson Reuters

President George W. Bush, first lady Laura Bush, and former presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton pay homage to Pope John Paul II while viewing the late pontiff's body in the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica, April 6, 2005.

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Thomas Jefferson ( 24191 ) 1801–1809
Thomas Jefferson ( 24191 ) 1801–1809

Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809) Jefferson was ranked highest for his vision and agenda setting. He was the the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and during his presidency he acquired the Louisiana Territory, vastly expanding the size of the country, and slashed the national debt by a third.

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Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters
Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent the last six years in office capitalizing on his country’s immense oil capacity, a Thomson Reuters Oil Research analysis has found. Putin, who won re-election March 18, has used his country’s oil as a political instrument, buying influence strategically to cement Russia’s position as a global force.

Xi Jinping Anthony Devlin/Getty
Xi Jinping Anthony Devlin/Getty

TOPSHOT - Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shakes hands with China's former president Jiang Zemin at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2017.