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Can You Recognize These Baby Photos of American Presidents?

Ask not what these presidential baby photos can do for you. Ask what you can do to share these baby photos.

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RETROSPECTIVE - AMERICAN PRESIDENTSWhite House/Shutterstock

Who’s this little president?

Hint: He can eat hard foods now, but still has trouble with pretzels.

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It’s: George W. Bush! (1946- )

This 1947 photo of baby Bush was taken while father, George H.W., was a student at Yale. Though a famous Texan, George W. was born in New Haven, Connecticut. Check out these dramatic before-and-after photos of how the presidents have aged in office.

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Who’s this little president?

Hint: That hat and gown is a Raw Deal.

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It’s: Franklin D. Roosevelt! (1882 -1945)

This 1884 baby photo is a time capsule of Gilded Age style: boys wore dresses until 6 or 7 years old—also the age they received their first haircut. Here’s FDR’s Yalta buddy Winston Churchill at the same age. Here are more rare candid photos of the presidents.

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Bill-Clinton Courtesy The William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum

Who’s this little president?

Hint: Lookin’ slick, even as a 4-year-old.

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It’s: Bill Clinton! (1946- )

This 1950 photo captures the little prez when he was still William Jefferson Blythe IV. He wouldn’t formally take the name Clinton until 1962, long after his mother remarried. These are more facts about the presidents you probably never knew.

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George H.W. BushCourtesy George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

Who’s this little president?

Hint: That flower definitely isn’t for Saddam.

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It’s: George H.W. Bush! (1924-2018)

This 1925 shot captures little H.W.’s first steps at his grandfather’s house in Kennebunkport, Maine. You definitely don’t want to miss these 19 hilarious quotes from past presidents.

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Lyndon JohnsonCourtesy LBJ Library

Who’s this little president?

Hint: Though he ditched the cowboy hat, this president still did plenty of Honky-Tonkin.

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It’s: Lyndon Johnson! (1908-1973)

LBJ was born in a farmhouse some 15 miles from this porch in Johnson City, Texas—a town named after his cousin James Polk Johnson. Speaking of farms, previous U.S. presidents have owned some really bizarre pets.

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Richard NixonCourtesy The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

Who’s this little president?

Hint: This one is tricky.

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It’s: Richard Nixon! (1913-1994)

This 1916 family photo was the future president’s first appearance in a newspaper. “My mother gave us a nickel each to put in a collection basket for war orphans, and a photographer snapped our picture,” Nixon explains in his memoirs. Check out these little-known talents of 24 U.S. presidents.

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Who’s this little president?

Hint: He never lived that Dutch haircut down.

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It’s: Ronald Reagan! (1911-2004)


According to Reagan’s biographies, his father gave him the nickname “Dutch” because he resembled a “fat little Dutchman” in his infancy. The bowl cut probably didn’t help. (Baby photo c. 1916-17) Don’t miss these famous presidential “quotes” that are actually fake.