• Mist rises over fields on Martin Van Buren's farm Lindenwald as the Catkill Mountains loom in the distance.

    Martin Van Buren

    National Historic Site New York

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Martin Van Buren by John Sartain.

Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the United States of America. He was born December 5, 1782 six years after the colonies declared independence from Britain. The seven previous presidents were all born British subjects.