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Christopher Marks

Our 2016 US presidential candidates are anomalously old

1 min read

Trump is 70 and Hillary will be 69 come November.

Below is the spread of the age of all US presidents when they assumed office:

Age of all US presidents when assuming office

Trump would be the oldest president to assume office ever, and Hillary would be the second oldest president to assume office ever (second to Ronald Reagan, who assumed office at the age of 69 years and 349 days). The youngest president to assume office was Theodore Roosevelt at the age of 42 years and 322 days.