George Washingtonwas the first president of the United States of America , best known for leading the patriot forces and defeating the British during the American war of independence (Also known as the American Revolutionary War) from 1775 to 1783.
Washington was also a man who spoke many wise words that we can all take meaning from and use as a compass for our everyday life. Our collection of the most Famous quotes by George Washington are shown below (Remember to scroll to the last page for some interesting facts!)
His cause of death was identified as ‘Epiglottits‘ which is inflammation of the epiglottis, preventing food from entering the windpipe.
Washington was the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. He was succeeded by Vice President, John Adams.
He was One of the founding fathers of the USA alongside other key figures such as John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and Thomas Jefferson.
Interestingly enough, George Washington was not a signer of the declaration of independence
George Washington has no biological kids, he did however adopt two children (John and Patsy Curtis) after marrying their mother Martha. There is almost no conclusive evidence as to why George and Martha had no kids of their own.