Andrew Jackson (1767-1845)

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Andrew Jackson, President of the USA, was born 15 March 1767 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States to Andrew Jackson (-1767) and Elizabeth Hutchinson (c1737-1781) and died 8 June 1845 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States of unspecified causes. He married Rachel Donelson (1767-1828) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, France, England, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Israel, the Byzantine Empire.

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767June 8, 1845) was the 7th President of the United States (1829–1837). He was also military governor of Florida (1821), commander of the American forces at the Battle of New Orleans (1815), a founder of the modern Democratic Party, and the eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy. He was a polarizing figure who dominated American politics in the 1820s and 1830s. Nicknamed "Old Hickory" because he was renowned for his toughness, Jackson was the first President primarily associated with the frontier as he based his career in Tennessee.

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