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About Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren was an American politician best known for being the eight President of the United States from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841 and for being the third sitting U.S. Vice President to be elected straight to the Presidency.
He was elected to the Senate in 1821. From 1829 to 1831, he served as the tenth Secretary of State. He became the 8th Vice President of the United States under President Andrew Jackson and served from 1833 to 1837 before finally being elected President of the United States.
He was married to Hannah Hoes from 1807 until her death in 1819. He had five children with Hannah. After Hannah's death, he never remarried.
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Famous quotes by Martin Van Buren
I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men... in receiving from the people the sacred trust confided to my illustrious predecessor.Martin Van Buren
On receiving from the people the sacred trust twice confided on my illustrious predecessor, and which he has discharged so faithfully and so well, I know that I can not expect to perform the arduous task with equal ability and success.Martin Van Buren
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.Martin Van Buren
The United States have fulfilled in good faith all their treaty stipulations with the Indian tribes, and have in every other instance insisted upon a like performance of their obligations.Martin Van Buren
We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.Martin Van Buren
With respect to the northeastern boundary of the United States, no official correspondence between this Government and that of Great Britain has passed since that communicated to Congress toward the close of their last session.Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren's Popularity
Martin Van Buren was a famous American politician, who was born on December 5, 1782. As a person born on this date, Martin Van Buren is listed in our database as the 9th most popular celebrity for the day (December 5).
People born on December 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Martin Van Buren is the 271st most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Martin Van Buren's birthday, Martin Van Buren is the 2363rd most famous American.
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