George H.W. Bush was the longest-lived president in US history

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Former President George H. W. Bush, who died Friday at age 94, was the oldest former president in United States history.

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He set the record in 2017 when he reached 93 years and 166 days.

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However, Bush may not hold the crown for long. Former President Jimmy Carter is 94 years old and still living. Bush was born June 12, 1924, and Carter was born a few months later on Oct. 1, 1924.

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Here are the oldest presidents in the history of the United States:

  1. George H.W. Bush, 94
  2. Jimmy Carter, 94
  3. Gerald Ford, 93
  4. Ronald Reagan, 93
  5. John Adams, 90

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