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Me with Mr.Jefferson photo by Cadence Cordell
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743. He was the 3rd president and was president from 1801 till 1809. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and was one of the most influential Founding Fathers. When Jefferson was 9, he started to study Latin, Greek, and French. When Jefferson was in college he was a member of the Flat Hat Club. After he was president, Jefferson dreamt of a way to educating people in a good way. His dream came true when the University of Virginia (U.V.A) was founded.Jefferson died on July 4, 1826. A statue of him stands at the base of the Rotunda. The base is 9 3/4 tall and the real statue is 8 3/4 feet tall. How tall is the whole statue?