History buffs are always curious about the various interesting phenomenons that happened in the past and how they affected the living conditions then. When we talk about the ruling period of different Presidents, there are numerous interesting and controversial things that happened during the ruling of each president. Running a country is not a child’s play and the people who do it are the possessors of a strong persona.

Achieving that kind of strong personality and having an impact on the entire nation and the citizens of the country is definitely something that took a whole lot of time and effort to acquire. But how do they do it? How the various presidents in the world transformed from an ordinary man to the most powerful person of the nation?

Most of the presidents that were ever appointment had to face a whole lot of struggles and hurdles while growing up. Most of them survived extreme conditions and managed to build their life from the bottom. Their life was definitely not an easy one but they managed to make the best of it.

Being curious about their life and how they managed to get to that position is only natural and that is why Presidential biographies are written. The genre has gained a significant amount of fame over time and became a trending part of literature. There are several authors that described the life and life events of various presidents in these presidential biographies in a form that they are not just informing but inspirational too.

Check out the list below to know the best Presidential biographies that were ever written: 

1. Washington: The Indispensable Man

Author: James Thomas Flexner

Publishing Year: 1974

Washington: The Indispensable Man

Washington: The Indispensable Man is the biography of the first American President, George Washington. Written by James Thomas Flexner the biography is published in four volumes. The political leader, military general, statesman and the Founding Father served the nation from 1789 to 1797.

It is strongly believed that it is because of Washington that the USA has witnessed so much development as he led the patriot forces that resulted in the victory of the nation in the war of independence and therefore he is called the indispensable man.

The author received the citation for the Pulitzer Prize award for his book and also received National Book Award for the fourth volume. The inspirational President of the United States risked everything to make America Great and he served the country with all his dedication. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of America during the war for independence.

2. John Adams

Author: David McCullough

Publishing Year: 2001

John Adams

John Adams, the book about the second President of America is written by fame and well-recognized historian David McCullough. The period of the ruling of John Adams lasted from 1797 to 1801. In his biography, you will learn why John Adams is known as the most underrated founding fathers of America.

The author of the book received the Pulitzer Prize Award for his biography of John Adams and also it became the bestseller. Later the Presidential biography was transformed into the HBO series of the same name.

3. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Author: Jon Meacham

Publishing Year: 2012

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power is the biography of the third U.S president, Thomas Jefferson. The book written by Jon Meacham shows us how Jefferson with the help of his Philosopher’s think and Politician’s maneuver managed to balance his life and ideals. The book will introduce you to Thomas Jefferson as a president and politician, the inspirational personality who was forever engaged in the war of his era.

Jefferson was always a lawyer, architect, American Statesman, diplomat, philosopher, and Founding Father. He served the nation from 1801 to 1809. Before becoming the president, Jefferson was a vice president of America from 1797 to 1801.

The New York Times Bestseller novel written by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham showed us how the contribution of Thomas Jefferson was crucial in the development of America.

4. James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

Author: Lynne Cheney

Publishing Year: 2014

James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

The New York Times Bestselling Author Lynne Cheney has presented us with a new biography of the fourth President of the United States, James Madison. James Madison was the lawyer, philosopher, diplomat and founding father who shaped America with his brilliance and his intellectual leadership had a great influence in the history of America.

Madison is known for being one of the greatest leaders in America who changed the world with his powerful persona. And the book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered explores the life of the fourth U.S. president and presents us with a compelling read.

5. The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness

Author: Harlow Giles Unger

Publishing Year: 2009

The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness

Harlow Giles Unger presents us with a compelling and lively biography of James Moroe through his book The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness. The fifth American President was a lawyer, a diplomat and Founding Father who ruled the country from 1817 to 1825. He was the last president of the Virginia dynasty.

Monroe was a fierce fighter and a part of four revolutionary wars. He was also a brave survivor of Valley Forge. The book written by Harlow Giles Unger represents Monroe as a courageous man that he was and how his influence had a deep and ever-lasting impact on the course of history.

6. John Quincy Adams: American Visionary

Author: Harlow Giles Unger

Publishing Year: 2012

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary

Harlow Giles Unger presents us with yet another biography of a great American President, John Quincy Adams. The sixth President of the United States has played a pretty significant role in determining the president’s foreign policy. Before him when Moroe was the President, Adams had a key role in Monroe Doctrine.

He won the presidency in highly contentious elections of America in 1824 and served the nation from 1824 to 1829. In this biography of John Quincy Adams, the award-winning author has presented him as a towering figure in the Nation’s formative years.

7. Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

Author: H. W. Brands

Publishing Year: 2006

Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times

Andrew Jackson who fought on behalf of a common man against the corrupt establishment has always had this outsized persona of a strong man. The biography of Andrew Jackson makes a pretty inspiring read as he had to face many struggles while growing up. He was an orphan young age and deprived of formal education.

Without having the family lineage of founding fathers Jackson managed to build his life from the bottom and became the seventh American President. He showed us that the Presidency is not exclusive to wealthy and well-born but is more about who is the man of the people.

8. Martin Van Buren

Author: Ted Widmer

Publishing Year: 2005

Martin Van Buren

The ruling of Martin Van Buren was a sign that America is most likely to follow the two-term president with their opposites. He served the nation from 1837 to 1841 and no one better than Ted Widmer could do justice with his biography as the author was the one who worked closely with him.

Martin Van Buren came from a wealthy family, was politically groomed, deliberate, polished, etc, in short, all the things that Andrew Jackson was not. He was called the ‘shrewd politician’ and known for his cunning politics.

9. Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Times

Author: Freeman Cleaves

Publishing Year: 1990

Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Times

William Henry Harrison was the shortest-serving president of America who only served the nation for 31 days and died of pneumonia or typhoid. The Prime minister in the shortest tenure of America didn’t have the chance to bring any significant change but he lived a rather fascinating life.

He was a military officer and a war hero. Harrison never chose to stick to the stereotypes and was known as a ‘problem solver’ at the high office. Freeman Cleaves did a total justice with his biography with his book.

10. John Tyler

Author Name: Gary May

Publishing Year: 2008

John Tyler

John Tyler who is famously known as ‘the accidental president’ was assumed to be the president after William Henry Harrison passed away in just a month of his presidency. He was serving as the vice president of the United States in the ruling of William Harry Harrison. He served the nation from 1841 to 1845.

This was a bold move by the Southern Gentleman but in his presidency, he managed to bring some significant changes that later proved to be important for America.

11. Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

Author: Walter R. Borneman

Publishing Year: 2008

Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

Polk may not have been as recognized as other presidents of America but he is also one of the most underrated candidates to ever hold the office. His life story will show you how a person can quickly turn his life and reach the highest peak of his career. Walter R. Borneman has presented us with the first complete biography of James Polk and he has left no stone unturned in exploring his life.

He has also mentioned in the book how the contribution of Polk was crucial in the sweeping victory in the Mexican-American war.

12. Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest

Author Name: K. Jack Bauer

Publishing Year: 1993

Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest

Zachary Taylor could be seen as a very unexpected president of the United States to consider the course his life took. He was a national war hero in the Mexican-American war and served the military for 40 years. The president’s death in just one year of his ruling was shocking to almost everyone in America and more shocking was the reason.

He will forever be remembered in history as the man who died after eating a bowl of cherries. After many years of researching and studying K. Jack Bauer has presented us with this detailed and compelling biography.

13. Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President

Author: Robert J. Rayback

Publishing Year: 1992

Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President

85 years after the death of the 13th American President we finally got his complete biography which is written by Robert J. Rayback. He was the last person to be appointed as the president of the Whig Party. Millard Filmore, unfortunately, remained a faded part of history even though he had a major impact on American politics for decades.

The honest and prejudiced biography of Millard Filmore will show you how he contributed to the development of America and why he is one of the underrated leaders in American history.

14. Franklin Pierce: New Hampshire’s Favorite Son

Author: Peter A. Wallner

Publishing Year: 2004

Franklin Pierce: New Hampshire’s Favorite Son

Peter A. Wallner has released the two-volume biography of Franklin Pierce, namely, Franklin Pierce: New Hampshire’s Favorite Son and Franklin Pierce: Martyr for the Union. In his book, Peter A. Wallner has shown how even the worst of presidents can make a fascinating story.

The biography introduces us to the military career of the President and his longtime charges of cowardice and the author also showed us the personal failures of Franklin Pierce that became the reason for his inability to serve America as a President efficiently.

15. President James Buchanan: A Biography

Author: Philip Shriver Klein

Publishing Year: 1995

President James Buchanan: A Biography

President James Buchanan: A Biography, the story of a man who refused to be a dictator. He is another poorly ranked president in the history of America after Franklin Pierce. He served directly prior to the civil war, he tried his best to prevent the war from happening but all his tactics went in vain when everything he tried only contributed to adding fuel to the fire.

James Buchanan had an upper hand from the rest of the presidents as he had almost fifty years of experience in public training and he was more prepared than any other president ever was.

16. Lincoln Reconsidered

Author: David Herbert Donald

Publishing Year: 2001

Lincoln Reconsidered

Abraham Lincoln the first assassinated president in American history led the country through one of the harshest periods that is the Civil War. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has perfectly described the era that Lincoln dominated. With the help of this book, you will learn the amazing leadership of Lincoln and how he managed to become one of the most recognized American President.

Abraham Lincoln had to face many hardships in his life while growing up, even his political career was not easy and at last, he was sadly assassinated in the year 1865.

17. Andrew Johnson

Author: Hans L. Trefousse

Publishing Year: 1997

 

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson who served the nation from 1865 to 1869 assumed the presidency after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. He is one of the worst remembered presidents in the history of America. He was the vice president at the time of Lincoln’s presidency but even the powerful persona of Abraham Lincoln didn’t make Andrew Johnson look small.

He was one of the two presidents in American history who were impeached. The author Hans L. Trefousse will take you to each step of his life in this detailed biography.

18. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: Volume One and Two

Author: Ulysses S. Grant

Publishing Year: 1885

personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: Volume One and Two

Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is the autobiography by the 18th American president. He was known more as a war hero and for serving the military for years. The autobiography is focused more on his military career, he served the nation during the Mexican-American War as well as the civil war.

Through his autobiography, Ulysses S. Grant has proved himself not just a great writer but his personal insight and details on each war make the book more intriguing read.

19. Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President

Author: Ari Hoogenboom

Publishing Year: 1995

Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President

Ari Hoogenboom in his book, Rutherford B. Hayes: Warrior and President have tried to show us why the nineteenth American president was so much more than the recognition he got from his career. However, his limited options always got misinterpreted and taken as a nonvisionary president.

Hoogenboom has brilliantly written this biography with a few surprising elements that have only contributed to the book’s greatness and you will get to know the President personally through this book.

20. The destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

Author: Candice Millard

Publishing Year: 2011

The destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

The destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President is the biography of James A. Garfield who the most extraordinary man ever appointed as a President of America. Garfield grew up in touch situations and he was really poor growing up but he knew how to make his way to the top.

Although he was nominated for president against his will and when he managed to win the elections he was ready to bring some positive change in the country but only after six and half months he was shot with the bullet. However, it was not the bullet that killed him but the doctors’ inability to find the bullet in his body caused him blood poising that ultimately resulted in his death.

21. Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur

Author: Thomas C. Reeves

Publishing Year: 1975

Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur

Another Accidental Presidency in American history is Chester Alan Arthur. Soon after the release of his biography, the book Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur became the definitive study of the life of Arthur in which the author has dissect his life as a person and a politician.

Through this book, author Thomas C. Reeves paints a portrait of a man who went through a dramatic transformation. The man with little ambition who suddenly gained a whole lot of power but the nation didn’t go through any major crisis in his serving.

22. The Forgotten Conservative: Rediscovering Grover Cleveland

Author: John M. Pafford

Publishing Year: 2013

The Forgotten Conservative: Rediscovering Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland, the man of dignity, integrity, and amazing leadership skills is a forgotten consecutive. The man, however, didn’t get the kind of recognition he should have gotten in his time of serving. Modern America was in a dire need of a leader who could take on corruption and nepotism and Grover Cleveland proved to be everything they needed at the moment.

The man was courageous and tried to do what was needed but his efforts are often overlooked in the history of America but the biography by the author gives us an honest biography of the president who set the standard of leadership in the country.

23. Benjamin Harrison

Author: Charles W. Calhoun

Publishing Year: 2005

Benjamin Harrison

Politics and power were already in Benjamin Harrison’s blood. His grandfather was William Henry Harrison, ring a bell? Yes, he was the ninth President of the United States and his great-grandfather signed the declaration. He was a famous lawyer from Indiana who took a break from the civil war. He did this in order to campaign for Abraham Lincoln.

He worked as a congressman for a limited period and was behind the Sherman Antitrust Act was really crucial at that time and to this day, we break-up monopolies.

24. An Honest President: The Life and Times of Grover Cleveland

Author: H. P. Jeffers

Publishing Year: 2000

An Honest President: The Life and Times of Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland was again appointed as the President again after four years of absence. He started where he left and resumed his presidency with integrity and honesty. Grover Cleveland can be seen as the President who genuinely cared about the nation and served his time as a President with honesty.

Cleveland was the only president to be appointed for non-consecutive years and he set the leadership standards that were hard to match for most of the presidents in this list. He was a courageous leader who was never afraid to take responsibility for his actions and was against corruption.

25. The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century

Author: Scott Miller

Publishing Year: 2011

The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century

The biography of William McKinley almost reads like a romance thriller. The shocking murder of the president threw the entire country into paranoia. The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century will show you the events that led to an unforgettable moment in history.

The book by Scott Miller will also introduce the two of the most compelling figures of the era, William McKinley, the President and Leon Czolgosz, the anarchist who assassinated him.

26. Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy

Author: Edmund Morris

Publishing Year: 2010

Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy

Theodore Roosevelt, famously known as ‘Teddy’ was an extraordinary president ho led a pretty adventurous life. He was a progressive politician who dedicated his life to making America great. In this detailed biography of Theodore Roosevelt, the author Edmund Morris has introduced ‘Teddy’ as never before, the book is like the man himself, a legend.

The biography of the President, the Theodore Roosevelt Trilogy was selected by the Modern Library as one of the Best 100 Nonfiction Books of All Time.

27. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publishing Year: 2013

The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism is written by Doris Kearns Goodwin who is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize Award and the author of the book Team Rivals.

In this excellent biography of President William Howard Taft, the author has captured the progressive era and showed us how Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft who were friends at one time became rivals and stood in the elections against one another in the elections of 1912. The political war and broken friendship between these two powerful figures are brilliantly captured in this book.

28. Wilson

Author: A. Scott Berg

Publishing Year: 2013

Wilson

Pulitzer Prize Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author A. Scott Berg presents us with the biography of Woodrow Wilson who was one of the most consequential presidents America has ever seen. In this definitive and revolutionary biography of Woodrow Wilson, you will get introduced with one of the most important and powerful figures of American history who had a deep impact on the era of Modern America.

Even hundreds of years later his tales of leadership are still famous and that is evidence enough about his influence on the nation.

29. Warren G. Harding

Author: John W. Dean and Arthur M. Schlesinger

Publishing Year: 2004

Warren G. Harding

The brilliant duo of authors, John W. Dean and Arthur M. Schlesinger has provided us with a clear and concise book on the breakdown of the public image of Warren G. Harding who will forever be remembered in history as America’s worst president.

The president was involved in various Scandalous affairs. His political career, his personal life, and his public image all were destroyed because of the scandals that he was involved in like the corruption at the Justice Department and the veteran bureaus, the teapot dome affair and his extramarital affair.

His talent for local politics made him a senator in the U.S., the book will show you how his actions contributed to his tarnished image.

30. Coolidge

Author: Amity Shlaes

Publishing Year: 2013

Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge, the 30th President of the United States served the nation from 1923 to 1929, just before the Great Depression. The controversial president was famous by the name of ‘Silent Cal’. The decade in which he served as the president will forever be remembered in history as the extravagant period.

Through this New York Times bestselling novel, Amity Shlaes presents us with the biography of one of the most intriguing figures in American history.

31. Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency

Author: Charles Rappleye

Publishing Year: 2016

Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency

And here comes the President who served as the American president during one of the most remembered and controversial periods of History, The Great Depression. Once a successful president failed to convey hope to the citizens of American during an economic crisis. He was seen as unsympathetic, passive and placid president in the history of America.

Many historians consider him as a failure who and dismiss him as ineffective. In this book, the author has given us more personal insights into the life of Herbert Hoover and showed us how he lacked the basic tools of leadership.

32. Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox

Author: James McGregor Burns

Publishing Year: 2002

Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox

Franklin D. Roosevelt, the only President in the history of America who was elected as the president four times. He died just months after the start of his fourth term in the year 1945. The president is known as one of the greatest American presidents and his tales of leadership are still famous in modern America.

The epic presidency of the 32nd president of America deserves all the appreciation. Right from the beginning of his political career, he was seen as one of the most consequential figures and this biography will show you how he contributed to the development of America.

33. Truman

Author: David McCullough

Publishing Year: 1992

Truman

America’s beloved historian and the author have again given us another masterpiece, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Harry S. Truman. The term in which he served as the president was one of the most momentous periods in the history of America. He led the country during the atomic bombing in Japan, the Cold War, and the Korean War.

In this detailed biography, David McCullough has shown us the life of one of the most interesting figures of American history and how the ordinary man from Missouri became one of the most courageous presidents of America.

34. Eisenhower: A Life

Author: Paul Johnson

Publishing Year: 2014

Eisenhower: A Life

Celebrated historian Paul Johnson in his rousing style that he is famous for presents us with the biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower. In this fascinating life story of the nation’s two-term president, you will get to know why his legacy still endures to date.

Even after leaving the office, Dwight D. Eisenhower remained in the public mind for over half a century. His slogan was ‘I like Ike’ when he was running for the presidency. His many skills to run the country still gets followed in the nation as he was not only visionary but knew exactly how to manage everything.

35. John Kennedy: A Political Profile

Author: James MacGregor Burns

Publishing Year: 1960

John Kennedy: A Political Profile

James MacGregor Burns and John F. Kennedy were close friends and the president provided him numerous hours of interviews to give an insight into his personal life. The biography of ‘up and coming’ congressman who belonged to Massachusetts is a pretty unique and interesting book on the life of celebrated figures of American history.

The book written by James MacGregor Burns will introduce the president to you in a more personal manner and that is why it is worth the read.

36. Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publishing Year: 1976

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and the New York Times bestseller novelist, Doris Kearns Goodwin makes a return to the list of Presidential biographies with another masterpiece. The author was personally very inspired by President Lyndon Johnson and was impressed by his aura, character, the pursuit of power, energy and drive since the time she was him first at the White House dance in Spring ’67.

Later she became his personal confidante and that is why the biography has some personal insight of the President who presided over the Great Society and the Vietnam war.

37. Being Nixon: A Man Divided

Author: Evan Thomas

Publishing Year: 2015

Being Nixon: A Man Divided

Evan Thomas in his excellent book, Being Nixon: A Man Divided provides us with the biography of Richard Nixon who was one of the most complicated figures of America. The man who was both, determinedly optimistic and tragically flawed served his time as a President in a true rollercoaster fashion.

The man who was lost in a nail-biting battle for the presidency to JFK and his shocking comeback as a President and again becoming the first-ever President in the American history to resign from the office is a man whose life story is worth reading.

38. Gerald R. Ford: An Honorable Life

Author: James Cannon and Scott Cannon

Publishing Year: 2013

Gerald R. Ford: An Honorable Life

After the resignation of vice president and then president Nixon, Gerald R. Ford suddenly elevated as the President and became another Accidental President in American History. After being criticized for being over his head, the authors of the book shows us the fascinating life story of the 38th President of America.

The Cannons make a compelling case that Gerald R. Ford was everything that America needed at the moment, an honest and honorable President.

39. The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter’s Journey Beyond the White House

Author: Douglas Brinkley

Publishing Year: 1998

The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carter’s Journey Beyond the White House

The renowned historian and author Douglas Brinkley in his brilliant and honest biography of American president James Earle Carter have shown us how the Presidency was just a stepping stone for him and how that was the moment that marks the journey of his mission of finding world peace.

He could be seen as one of those presidents of America whose aim of serving the country even continued after leaving the white. The unique biography perfectly defines this unique president and that is why it is worth a read by any history lover.

40. Reagan: The Life

Author: H. W. Brands

Publishing Year: 2015

Reagan: The Life

The New York Times bestselling author and history, H. W. Brands gives us a compelling and definitive biography of America’s one of the most visionary and transformative presidents. Before running for president he was a Hollywood actor who later became a highly influential voice of modern conservatism.

From his early years to his death, the author captures his life in a very honest manner and what impact he had on the people.

41. Through Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

Author: Jon Meacham

Publishing Year: 2015

Through Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

After hours of interviews and rigorous research, the Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author has provided us with the definitive biography of George B. Bush. Through Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, the author provides you with an intimate read about the life of a distinctive personality of America.

He lived the world through various momentous periods of American history and became one of the most renowned presidents of the nation.

42. The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House

Author: Joh F. Harris

Publishing Year: 2005

The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House

The biography of one of the most accomplished, controversial and polarizing figures in American history written by Jon F. Harris provides a detailed account of the life of William Jefferson Clinton. The author provides a personal perspective on the 42nd president of America and how he transformed the politics in America.

Bill Clinton was undoubtedly one of the most arresting leaders in American history and his biography will show you Why.

43. Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House

Author: Peter Baker

Publishing Year: 2013

Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House

Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House written by Peter Baker takes on an intimated and gripping journey of the presidency of George Bush and the eight years of the administration of Bush and Cheney. The duo is known for its leadership and they are known for their captivating leadership qualities.

The book will take you through the controversial and dramatic presidency of George Bush and the shifting alliance of George Walker Bush and Richard Bruce Cheney.

44. The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama

Author: David Remnick

Publishing year: 2010

The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama

 

The first-ever African-American in the history of the nation to be appointed as the President, Brack Obama is indeed a very powerful and interesting figure in the nation. The man with vision and courage who tried his best to make American great is the man with a tough past who witnessed the disgraceful period in the history of America.

Before this biography, no other author was able to provide us with a detailed book on the life of Barack Obama and author David Remnick did a pretty brilliant job in presenting Obama at his best.

45. Trump Nation: The Art of Being the Donald

Author: Timothy O’Brien

Publishing Year: 2009

Trump Nation: best presidential biographies

What a strange course of time it is when it is actually a Trump Nation. After giving hours of interviews to the author along with travel privileges, the current American President sued Timothy O’Brien after the release of his book which proved to be an unsuccessful attempt. The reason behind this was, that the author has presented his wealth as smaller.

The President himself makes a very compelling case of reading his book because he doesn’t want you to read it.

Conclusion

These were some of the best Presidential biographies ever written by brilliant authors. The Presidential biographies are not only informative but they are also inspiring. They give you a glimpse into the history and also that how each of these presidents led the country through different eras in American history and some of the most momentous periods.

Each president has numerous biographies written on them but in this list, we have only listed the best ones that were selected on the basis of readers’ experience and their popularity.

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