Joe Biden intends to run for a second term in 2024, according to White House spokesperson Jen Psaki. For days there have been rumors about the possibility that Biden will not reappear in the 2024 elections, partly for reasons of age. In fact, the president turned 79 a few days ago, and in 2024 it will have 82
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Biden already holds the record for senior US president, counting the day of the inauguration. In her case, this happened when she was 78 years and 61 days old. Here’s who the oldest (and youngest) White House tenants were
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In second place in this ranking there is Donald Trump, who on the day of his inauguration was 70 years and 220 days
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On average, US presidents are sworn in at 55 years of age. Above this average there are names like Eisenhower (over 62 years old), Ford (over 61 years), Truman (in the photo his oath at 60 years and 339 days), Jefferson (57 years and 325 days) e Washington (57 years and 68 days)
However, his record is partial: in fact in 1901, Theodore Roosevelt became president after the assassination of William McKinley. He was not elected but took office at 42 years and 322 days, so counting the moment he took office he is the youngest White House tenant ever.