Length of life and cause of death of U.S. presidents 1799-2023

Length of life and cause of death of United States Presidents from 1799 to 2023

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Release date

2023

Region

United States

Survey time period

1799 to November 22, 2023

Supplementary notes

*Died while in office.

**As of November 22, 2023.

***Cause of death for "other" are as follows (in chronological order):
George Washington: Epiglottitis/medical malpractice
Thomas Jefferson: Uremia
James Monroe: Tuberculosis
William Henry Harrison: Typhoid fever
James K. Polk: Cholera
Zachary Taylor: Gastroenteritis/medical malpractice
Franklin Pierce: Liver cirrhosis
Theodore Roosevelt: Pulmonary embolism (blood clot)
Harry S. Truman: Pneumonia/ multiple organ failure
George H. W. Bush: Parkinson's Disease

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