The President in the year 1796 was George Washington.
He was the 1st President of the United States.
He took office on April 30, 1789 and left office on March 4, 1797.
He was followed by John Adams.
View the President in 1937
This app provides a quick way to look up the U.S. President for any year. There are some cases where multiple presidents were in office during a year, either due to an election or sometimes because of a resignation or assassination. Find your answers quickly for homework, research, or just to satisfy your curiosity!