There were two Presidents in the year 1797.
The first 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 then followed by John Adams, who was the 2nd President, taking office on March 4, 1797 and leaving office on March 4, 1801.
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