Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 (April 2, 1743, Old Style, Julian calendar), at the family's Shadwell Plantation in the Colony of Virginia, the third of ten children. He was of English, and possibly Welsh, descent and was born a British subject.
Thomas Jefferson (Shadwell , 13 april 1743 – Monticello bij Charlottesville (Virginia), 4 juli 1826) was een Amerikaans staatsman, filosoof, architect en slavenhouder. Hij was de derde president van de Verenigde Staten .
Thomas Jefferson Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it. Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
For Jefferson’s retirement debt see, Herbert Sloan, Principle & Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1995), 202-237; for notes signed in 1818, see p. 219. 13. TJ to Roger Weightman, 24 June 1826, Jefferson Writings, 1516-17.
Thomas Jefferson e John Adams (também ex-presidente, participante da Declaração da Independência e amigo) morreram no mesmo dia, 4 de Julho de 1826, coincidentemente, nesse dia eram comemorados os 50 anos da independência dos Estados Unidos, independência essa que os dois ajudaram a conquistar.
25/01/2021 · Thomas Jefferson was a Founding Father of the United States who wrote the Declaration of Independence. As U.S. president, he completed the Louisiana Purchase.
553 quotes from Thomas Jefferson: 'I cannot live without books.', 'Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.', and 'I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.'