What U.S. president was nicknamed “Old Hickory”?

Andrew Jackson, president from 1829 to 1837 was nicknamed “Old Hickory”.

He received the nickname during the War of 1812 because of his tough physical and personal character.

Andrew Jackson was called the ‘farmer from Tennessee” because he made his home there and had helped frame its state constitution.

However, his birthplace was not in Tennessee but in Waxhaw on the border between North and South Carolina.

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