James Madison
#127 Overall Influence

James Madison

5th president of the United States

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James Madison was an American statesman, diplomat, expansionist, philosopher and Founding Father who served as the fourth president of the United States from 1809 to 1817. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for his pivotal role in drafting and promoting the Constitution of the United States and the United States Bill of Rights. He co-wrote The Federalist Papers, co-founded the Democratic-Republican Party, and served as the fifth United States secretary of State from 1801 to 1809.

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#7 World Rank #3 USA Rank
Law
#119 World Rank #23 USA Rank
Philosophy
#2702 World Rank #541 USA Rank
Literature