Age at Death

  • On March 22, 2019, Jimmy Carter became the longest living US president at 94 years, 172 days old surpassing George H.W. Bush
  • 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 January 20, 2021.

Rank#PresidentAge at Death
139Jimmy Carter96 years 111 days *
241George H. W. Bush94 years 171 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
1546Joe Biden78 years 61 days *
1615James Buchanan77 years 39 days
1745Donald J. Trump74 years 220 days *
1843George W. Bush74 years 198 days *
1942Bill Clinton74 years 154 days *
2013Millard Fillmore74 years 60 days
215James Monroe73 years 67 days
2227William H. Taft72 years 174 days
2310John Tyler71 years 295 days
2422 & 24Grover Cleveland71 years 98 days
2519Rutherford B. Hayes70 years 105 days
269William Henry Harrison68 years 54 days
271George Washington67 years 296 days
2823Benjamin Harrison67 years 205 days
2928Woodrow Wilson67 years 37 days
3017Andrew Johnson66 years 214 days
3112Zachary Taylor65 years 227 days
3214Franklin Pierce64 years 319 days
3336Lyndon B. Johnson64 years 148 days
3418Ulysses S. Grant63 years 87 days
3532Franklin D. Roosevelt63 years 72 days
3630Calvin Coolidge60 years 185 days
3726Theodore Roosevelt60 years 71 days
3844Barack Obama59 years 169 days *
3925William McKinley58 years 228 days
4029Warren G. Harding57 years 273 days
4121Chester A. Arthur57 years 44 days
4216Abraham Lincoln56 years 62 days
4311James K. Polk53 years 226 days
4420James A. Garfield49 years 305 days
4535John F. Kennedy46 years 177 days

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