Jefferson, Thomas

Diplomat and American revolutionary, 1743 - 1826

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), American Statesman

Jefferson, Thomas: Jefferson was the United States Ambassador to France when the Revolution broke out in 1789. Having played an important role during the American Revolution, he was a friend of many French revolutionaries who consulted him often. He left France in November 1789 and became the third President of the United States in 1801.

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