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Zachary Taylor

12th President (1849-1850)

Born: November 24, 1784
Died: July 8, 1850

Vice President: Millard Fillmore

Political Party: Whig

Next President: Millard Fillmore

Previous President: James Polk

Notable Zachary Taylor Quotes

"I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me."

Interesting Zachary Taylor Facts

Zachary Taylor was the second president to die in the White House and also the second president to die in office from Illness.


Some claim that he was assasinated by poison but no evidence has ever been found to corroborate that claim.