Ten fun facts about Millard Fillmore


Fact 1
Millard Fillmore was born in New York State on January 7, 1800 and died on March 8, 1874.

Fact 2
Fillmore was the last participant of the Whig Party to be the president.

Fact 3
As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he became the presidency after his death.


Fact 4
Fillmore resisted the suggestion to keep slavery out of the terrains invaded during the Mexican–American War so he could conciliate with the South and so he sustained the Compromise of 1850.

Fact 5
As part of the foreign policy, Millard Fillmore advanced the increasing trade with Japan and conflicted with the French over Napoleon III's effort to seize Hawaii and with the French and the British over the endeavor of Narciso López to occupy Cuba.

Fact 6
After his presidency, he united with the Know-Nothing movement; through the Civil War, he conflicted with President Abraham Lincoln and through Reconstruction gave support to President Andrew Johnson.

Fact 7
He is constantly entered in the bottom 10 of historical ranks of Presidents of the United States.

Fact 8
Fillmore co-founded the University at Buffalo and assisted in creating the Buffalo Historical Society and Buffalo General Hospital.

Fact 9
He was a part of the New York military during the Mexican–American War.

Fact 10
Many parks and schools in the US have been named after Millard Fillmore including the Fillmore Glen State Park, Millard Fillmore Elementary School, Fillmore County and Fillmore County.


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Was the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853).

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