Andrew Johnson

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Person.png Andrew Johnson  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
BornDecember 29, 1808
Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedJuly 31, 1875 (Age 66)
Elizabethton, Tennessee, U.S.

Employment.png President of the United States

In office
April 15, 1865 - March 4, 1869
Preceded byAbraham Lincoln

Employment.png Vice President of the United States

In office
March 4, 1865 - April 15, 1865

Employment.png United States Senator from Tennessee

In office
March 4, 1875 - July 31, 1875

Employment.png United States Senator from Tennessee

In office
October 8, 1857 - March 4, 1862

Employment.png Military Governor of Tennessee

In office
March 12, 1862 - March 4, 1865
As Military Governor

Employment.png Governor of Tennessee

In office
October 17, 1853 - November 3, 1857

Andrew Johnson was an American politician who was president of the United States from 1865 to 1869.

He assumed the presidency following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, as he was vice president at that time.

Johnson was impeached by the House of Representatives in 1868. He was acquitted in the Senate by one vote.


Johnson was impeached basically because his criticism of Reconstruction, the attempt to reshape the South following the civil war.


An appointment by Andrew Johnson

William H. SewardUS/Secretary of State6 March 18614 March 1869
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