George Washington


George Washington was born on February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. During the Seven Year’s war  and the American Revolution he was a general and would later become President of the United States.

He was integral to the U.S. Constitution and was the first to sign it on September 17, 1787.


Fun Fact: Although Washington had tooth problems, his false teeth were never  made from wood, but rather ivory and metal.

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