There were two Presidents in the year 1849.
The first was James K. Polk. He was the 11st President of the United States. He took office on March 4, 1845 and left office on March 4, 1849.
He was then followed by Zachary Taylor, who was the 12nd President, taking office on March 4, 1849 and leaving office on July 9, 1850.
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