|Born||15 March 1767 Waxhaws area near the border between North and South Carolina|
|Died||8 June 1845 near Nashville, Tennessee|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|President of the United States|
|Succeeded||John Quincy Adams|
|Preceded||Martin Van Buren|
Andrew "Old Hickory" Jackson was the seventh president of the United States and a general during the War of 1812 where he defeated the British in New Orleans. He was the first Democratic president. He was known for ignoring limits to executive authority and ending the national bank. Jackson's first vice president was John C. Calhoun and his second was Martin Van Buren.