Martin Van Buren

8th President: 1837-1841


Birth: December 5, 1782 at Kinderhook, New York

Photographs of Van Buren Birthplace

Kinderhook, New York web site

Death: July 24, 1862 at Kinderhook, New York

Photographs of Van Buren Gravesite - Kinderhook, New York


White House biography

Congressional biography

Biography from


Martin Van Buren : Law, Politics, and the Shaping of Republican Ideology

The Presidency of Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren : Eighth President of the United States

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Opponents: W. H. Harrison (W), Hugh L. White (W), Daniel Webster (W), W.P.Mangum (I)



Opponent: William Henry Harrison (W)



Opponents: Zachary Taylor (W), Lewis Cass (D)


1836 & 1840 Campaign and Election History

1848 Campaign and Election History

Events during Van Burenís administration and lifetime

Outline of events during Van Burenís administration

The Trail of Tears

Seminole Wars

The Depression of 1837

Aroostook War

The Amistad Case

First lady and family

Hannah Van Buren biography from the White House

Pictures of Hannah Van Buren from the Library of Congress


Brian Tompsettís US President genealogy page


Martin Van Buren page from C-SPAN

Martin Van Buren home page

The Amistad case

Martin Van Buren: The Greatest American President article

The Martin Fan Bureau: a celebration of Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren Dollar Coin


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Martin Van Buren Birthplace - Kinderhook, New York

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site Ė Kinderhook, New York

Martin Van Buren Gravesite - Kinderhook, New York

Martin Van Buren Statue - Kinderhook, New York


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