Age at Death

  • George H.W. Bush was the oldest president at 94 years 171 days old.
  • John F. Kennedy died at the youngest age - 46 years old.
  • James K. Polk is the youngest president to die of natural causes at 53 years old.
  • * indicates the president is still alive. Those presidents' ages were calculated on December 1, 2018.

Rank#PresidentAge at Death
141George H. W. Bush94 years 171 days
239Jimmy Carter94 years 61 days *
338Gerald R. Ford93 years 165 days
440Ronald Reagan93 years 119 days
52John Adams90 years 248 days
631Herbert Hoover90 years 71 days
733Harry S. Truman88 years 232 days
84James Madison85 years 104 days
93Thomas Jefferson83 years 82 days
1037Richard M. Nixon81 years 103 days
116John Quincy Adams80 years 227 days
128Martin Van Buren79 years 231 days
1334Dwight D. Eisenhower78 years 165 days
147Andrew Jackson78 years 85 days
1515James Buchanan77 years 39 days
1613Millard Fillmore74 years 60 days
175James Monroe73 years 67 days
1827William H. Taft72 years 174 days
1945Donald J. Trump72 years 170 days *
2043George W. Bush72 years 148 days *
2142Bill Clinton72 years 104 days *
2210John Tyler71 years 295 days
2322 & 24Grover Cleveland71 years 98 days
2419Rutherford B. Hayes70 years 105 days
259William Henry Harrison68 years 54 days
261George Washington67 years 296 days
2723Benjamin Harrison67 years 205 days
2828Woodrow Wilson67 years 37 days
2917Andrew Johnson66 years 214 days
3012Zachary Taylor65 years 227 days
3114Franklin Pierce64 years 319 days
3236Lyndon B. Johnson64 years 148 days
3318Ulysses S. Grant63 years 87 days
3432Franklin D. Roosevelt63 years 72 days
3530Calvin Coolidge60 years 185 days
3626Theodore Roosevelt60 years 71 days
3725William McKinley58 years 228 days
3829Warren G. Harding57 years 273 days
3944Barack Obama57 years 119 days *
4021Chester A. Arthur57 years 44 days
4116Abraham Lincoln56 years 62 days
4211James K. Polk53 years 226 days
4320James A. Garfield49 years 305 days
4435John F. Kennedy46 years 177 days

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