Name That U.S. President Based on Their Photo

By: Ben Campbell | Published: Apr 14, 2024

Over the short history of the United States, the American nation has had nearly 50 presidents. 

While some are notable for their deeds, both good and bad, others have faded into the background of history. Let’s see how many U.S. presidents you can name based on their photos.

1. Born in Milton, Massachusetts, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) George H.W. Bush
  • B) George W. Bush
  • C) Ronald Reagan
  • D) Richard Nixon
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Portrait of George H.W. Bush in a navy suit

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Answer: George H.W. Bush

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An image of George W. H. Bush as the CIA Director

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2. Born in Brookline, Massachusetts, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Jimmy Carter
  • B) John F. Kennedy
  • C) Harry Truman
  • D) George Bush
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An image of John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office

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Answer: John F. Kennedy

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An image of JFK alongside Cyrille Adoula of the Republic of the Congo

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3. Born in Hyde Park, New York, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Harry S. Truman
  • B) Lyndon B. Johnson
  • C) Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • D) Richard Nixon
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A colored photo of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Answer: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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An image of Franklin Roosevelt signing the declaration of war against Japan

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4. Born in Hope, Arkansas, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Richard Nixon
  • B) Donald Trump
  • C) George W. Bush
  • D) Bill Clinton
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Presidential portrait of Bill Clinton

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Answer: Bill Clinton

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An image of Bill Clinton shaking hands with future US president Donald Trump in 2000

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5. Born near Stonewall, Texas, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) George W.H. Bush
  • B) Richard Nixon
  • C) Lyndon B. Johnson
  • D) Gerald Ford
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A portrait of former US President Lyndon B. Johnson

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Answer: Lyndon B. Johnson

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An image of Lyndon B. Johnson pictured alongside several civil rights leaders

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6. Born in Georgetown, Ohio, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) James A. Garfield
  • B) Chester A. Arthur
  • C) Grover Cleveland
  • D) Ulysses S. Grant
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An image of former US President Ulysses S. Grant

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Answer: Ulysses S. Grant

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An image of Ulysses S. Grant in uniform

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7. Born in New York City, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Theodore Roosevelt
  • B) George W.H. Bush
  • C) Calvin Coolidge
  • D) Woodrow Wilson
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An image of former US President Theodore Roosevelt

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Answer: Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt pictured during a meet and greet

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8. Born in Tampico, Illinois, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Calvin Coolidge
  • B) Woodrow Wilson
  • C) Ronald Reagan
  • D) Harry S. Truman
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An image of Ronald Reagan smiling in the White House

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Answer: Ronald Reagan

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An image of former US President Ronald Reagan

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9. Born in Plains, Georgia, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Bill Clinton
  • B) Jimmy Carter
  • C) Ronald Reagan
  • D) John F. Kennedy
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A portrait of former US President Jimmy Carter

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Answer: Jimmy Carter

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A black and white photograph of former US president Jimmy Carter

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10. Born in Staunton, Virginia, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Theodore Roosevelt
  • B) Herbert Hoover
  • C) William H. Taft
  • D) Woodrow Wilson
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A black and white photograph of former US President Woodrow Wilson

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Answer: Woodrow Wilson

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An image of former US President Woodrow Wilson

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11. Born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Calvin Coolidge
  • B) Harry S. Truman
  • C) Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • D) William McKinley
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An image of former US president Calvin Coolidge

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Answer: Calvin Coolidge

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An image of former US president Calvin Coolidge

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12. Born in Niles, Ohio, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) George Bush
  • B) Andrew Jackson
  • C) Martin Van Buren
  • D) William McKinley
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An image of the former US President William McKinley

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Answer: William McKinley

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A photograph taken of William McKinley

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13. Born in Denison, Texas, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Andrew Jackson
  • B) James Madison
  • C) John Quincy Adams
  • D) Dwight D. Eisenhower
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An up-close image of former US President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Answer: Dwight D. Eisenhower

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An image of former US President Dwight D. Eisenhower

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14. Born near Port Conway in the Colony of Virginia, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) Andrew Jackson
  • B) John Quincy Adams
  • C) James Madison
  • D) Thomas Jefferson
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A portrait of former US President James Madison

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Answer: James Madison

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James_Madison_by Chester Harding (detail)

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15. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, who is this former U.S. President?

  • A) John Quincy Adams
  • B) James Madison
  • C) George Washington
  • D) John Adams
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An image of former US President John Quincey Adams

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Answer: John Quincy Adams

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An image of former US President John Quincey Adams

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