First Secretary of the Treasury and aide to George Washington who was famously killed in a duel to the death by Vice President Aaron Burr. He was an active participant in the Philadelphia Convention, which produced the U.S. Constitution, and he wrote 51 of the 85 installments of the Federalist Papers, which supported the Constitution.
He was effectively orphaned after his father left the family and his mother died of fever.
He resigned from being the Secretary of the Treasury after an extra-marital affair from his past became public. The award winning Broadway musical about his life began in 2015.
He married Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in December 1780. He had eight children.
He was appointed by John Adams as Senior Officer of the Army.
Alexander Hamilton Age
How old is Alexander Hamilton? He was born in 1755, he was 269 years old at the time of his death.
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Alexander Hamilton Wiki
|269 years old
|January 11, 1755
|Saint Kitts And Nevis
|Date of Death
|July 12, 1804
Quotes by Alexander Hamilton
The inquiry constantly is what will please, not what will benefit the people. In such a government there can be nothing but temporary expedient, fickleness, and folly.— Alexander Hamilton
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.— Alexander Hamilton
You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.— Alexander Hamilton
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.— Alexander Hamilton
A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.— Alexander Hamilton