Birth Firsts

The presidential firsts related to the births of the Presidents of the United States.

Please visit the Birth by State and Birth by Month fact pages to learn more.

 President
First president born outside the original coloniesAbraham Lincoln
First president born west of the Mississippi RiverHerbert Hoover
First president born outside the 48 contiguous statesBarack Obama
First president born in the 18th CenturyGeorge Washington
First president born in the 19th CenturyFranklin Pierce
First president born in the 20th CenturyJohn F. Kennedy
First president born a U.S. citizenMartin Van Buren
First president born after the Declaration of IndependenceMartin Van Buren
First president born after the ratification of the ConstitutionJohn Tyler
First president born after the Civil WarWarren G. Harding
First president born after World War IJimmy Carter
First president born after World War IIBill Clinton
First president born in a log cabinAndrew Jackson
First president born in a hospitalJimmy Carter
First president elected on his birthdayWarren G. Harding

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