The surprising ages of the Founding Fathers on July 4, 1776

The surprising ages of the Founding Fathers on July 4, 1776

 

kottke.org ^ | August 13, 2013 | Todd Andrlik

 

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 6:43:07 PM by NYer

 

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For the Journal of the American Revolution, Todd Andrlik compiled a list of the ages of the key participants in the Revolutionary War as of July 4, 1776. Many of them were surprisingly young:

 

Marquis de Lafayette, 18

 

James Monroe, 18

 

Gilbert Stuart, 20

 

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Aaron Burr, 20

 

Alexander Hamilton, 21

 

Betsy Ross, 24

 

James Madison, 25………………….

 

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  1. Gunny G says:

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