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09/01/1913 Richard Nixon is born

Richard Nixon was the 37th U.S. president and the only commander-in-chief to resign from his position, after the 1970s Watergate scandal. Nixon’s political career began when he was elected to the House of Representatives. Nixon served as Vice-President for eight years under Eisenhower.


  • Essentials 

  • Personal 

  • Presidency 

  • Early career and marriage 

  • Military service 

  • Rising politician 

  • 1968 presidential election 

  • Presidency (1969–1974) 

  • Post-presidency (1974–1994) 

  • Death and funeral 

  • Legacy 

  • Personality and public image