Thomas Jefferson, politician with a Welsh connection!
Thomas JeffersonDrafted the American 'Declaration of Independence' and took the presidency after George Washington.
Connection: Thomas Jefferson was Born in Albemarle County, Virginia, the son of a man from the Snowdon foothills.
His original draft of the famous declaration was stronger in content, but some sections, including an anti-slavery promise, were removed. He was America's third President after George Washington, serving from 1801-1809. He was also the first of the American Presidents to live at the White House.
Jefferson, spoke Welsh , French and English (which he often referred to as his third language).
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The thomas jefferson heritage society