Thomas Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia on 13th April on 1743 into a wealthy landowning family.
Thomas Jefferson was the principle author of Declaration of Independence and the Statue of Virgina for Religious Freedom, and the third president of United States. He had drafted the declaration of Independence at the age of 33, and later also succeeded Benjamin Franklin as the America’s foreign minister of France. During the American Revolutionary War in 1775-83 Jefferson served in the Virginia legislature and the Continental Congress and was governor of Virginia.
Untied stated had issued this one dollar commemorative coin with his bust on the obverse and with the image of Statue of Liberty on the reverse.
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