James Knox Polk

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James K. Polk 
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American politician, 11th President of the United States (in office from 1845 to 1849)
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Date of birth 2 November 1795
Pineville
James Knox Polk
Date of death 15 June 1849
Nashville
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
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Occupation
Member of political party
Position held
  • President of the United States of America (4 March 1845, 4 March 1849, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, 11)
  • United States representative (Tennessee's 9th congressional district, 4 March 1833, 4 March 1839, William Fitzgerald, Harvey Magee Watterson)
  • Governor of Tennessee (14 October 1839, 15 October 1841, Newton Cannon, James C. Jones, 9)
  • speaker of the United States House of Representatives (7 December 1835, 4 March 1839, John Bell, Robert M. T. Hunter)
  • United States representative (Tennessee's 6th congressional district, 4 March 1825, 4 March 1833, Balie Peyton, John Alexander Cocke)
Native language
  • English
Father
  • Samuel Polk
Child
Spouse
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English: James Knox Polk (November 2 1795–June 15 1849) was an American politician and the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4 1845 to March 4 1849.
Svenska: James Knox Polk (1795-1849) var en amerikansk politiker och den elfte presidenten i USA.

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