James Madison

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BornMarch 16, 1751
Port Conway, Colony of Virginia, British America
DiedJune 28, 1836 (Age 85)
Orange, Virginia, U.S.
Alma materPrinceton University
Parents • James Madison Sr
• Nelly Conway Madison
SpouseDolley Payne Todd
PartyDemocratic-Republican, (founder 1791)

James Madison Jr. was an American statesman, diplomat, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817. Madison is often counted as the "Father of the Constitution" for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights.

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