1. Thomas Jefferson liked languages and when he was nine years old he began to study Latin, Greek, and French.
2. Before he became President of the United States, Jefferson was also Vice President of the United States, U.S. Secretary of State, and Governor of Virginia.
3. His home is called Monticello and is located near Charlottesville, Virginia.
4. Jefferson was a widower and he never remarried. Because his wife died before he was elected president, his daughter, Martha Washington Jefferson Randolph, acted as First Lady of the United States.
5. His grave marker does not mention that he was President of the United States: HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON
AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.