• Born date: 1751-03-16
  • Born in: Colony of Virginia
  • Death date: 1836-06-28
  • Death in: Montpelier (Orange, Virginia)
James Madison

James Madison, Jr. (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836) was an American statesman, political theorist and the fourth President of the United States (1809–1817). He is hailed as the "Father of the Constitution" for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights.