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"In my long life I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two make a law firm and three or more make a congress."

- John Adams

"People and nations are forged in the fires of adversity."

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Adams' time (1735–1826) and his contemporaries

John Adams was born in the first half of the 18th century. He was born in 1735 at the time of the colonization of America. Well-known contemporaries of his generation are George Washington (1732–1799) and John Hancock (1737–1793). He spent his early childhood in the 1730s and grew up in the 1740s. In 1767 his son John Quincy Adams was born. While he is alive, a.o. also Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) and Sojourner Truth (1797–1883). John Adams' long life spans 90 years. He dies in 1826.

A note on the dates of Adam's life: In 1582 the Gregorian calendar was introduced, which replaced the Julian calendar previously used. In some regions, however, the changeover to the new calendar was delayed by several centuries and was not fully completed until 1949. The date of birth of John Adams is therefore given either according to the Gregorian calendar or the regional Julian calendar still valid at the time of his birth. The date of death corresponds to the day of death according to the Gregorian calendar.

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When was John Adams born? Adams was born in 1735, 286 years ago.

What day was Adam born? According to the Gregorian calendar used today, John Adams had his birthday in the fall on October 30th. This year his birthday falls on a Saturday. According to the Julian calendar, which was still partly used for the birth of John Adams in 1735, the birthday falls on October 19th.

What was Adam's zodiac sign? John Adams was born in the western zodiac sign of Scorpio.

Where was John Adams born? Adams was born in New England on the east coast. He was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, United States.

When did Adams die? John Adams died 195 years ago in the 19th century on July 4, 1826, a Tuesday.

How old was John Adams at the time of his death? John Adams was 90 years, 8 months and 5 days old.

How tall was adams John Adams was about 1.70 meters tall.

Place of birth / place of death

Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts - UNITED STATES

John Adams was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, United States and died in Quincy, Massachusetts. The birthplace of John Adams at 133 Franklin Street is in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts:

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