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30/01/1835 Andrew Jackson survived assassination attempt

Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. On 30 January 1835, he became the first American president to experience an assassination attempt by Richard Lawrence, who shot at him in the House of the Chamber in the Capitol building.


  • Essentials 

  • Early life and education 

  • Revolutionary War service 

  • Early career 

  • Planting career and controversy 

  • Military career 

  • Presidential aspirations 

  • Presidency 1829–1837 

  • Later life and death 

  • Personal life 

  • Legacy