The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral College. The officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.
Since the office was established in 1789, 44 men have served as president. The first, George Washington, won a unanimous vote of the Electoral College. Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms in office (the only president to have done so) and is therefore counted as the 22nd and 24th president of the United States; the 45th and the current president is Donald Trump (since January 20, 2017). There are currently four living former presidents. The most recent former president to die was George H. W. Bush, on November 30, 2018.
The elections are here and it is time yet again for Americans to choose their president. Two candidates remaining, stakes high as ever and pretty much country divided between them. The controversy is here and it feels like most people will just choose the lesser evil but again, this is pretty much the case in every country in the world – you cannot please everyone. To make waiting for the results more bearable we prepared this 10 questions quiz about some of the US presidents that came before and some interesting facts from their lives. Check it out!