Presidency of George Washington
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1st President of the United States
In office
April 30, 1789 – March 4, 1797
(7 years, 10 months and 2 days)
Vice President John Adams
Preceded by (New office)
Succeeded by John Adams
Personal details
Born (1732-02-22)February 22, 1732
Westmoreland County, Virginia
British America
Died December 14, 1799(1799-12-14) (aged 67)
Mount Vernon, Virginia
Spouse(s) Martha Dandridge Custis Washington
Religion Episcopalian
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With Washington's inauguration on April 30, 1789, the Presidency of George Washington continued George Washington's significant leadership role over the United States. President Washington entered office with the full support of the national and state leadership, and established the executive and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States. His leadership guaranteed the survival of the United States as a powerful and independent nation, and set the standard for future presidents.

Political offices
Preceded by
President of the United States
April 30, 1789–March 4, 1797
Succeeded by
John Adams
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