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Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren

Dive into the life of the eighth U.S. President.

In addition to our project site, to which we will be adding a number of resources over the next few years, one of the best places to find resources on Van Buren is at the Library of Congress website. Its resource guide for Van Buren includes both print and visual items, many of them digital, that are freely available for public use, as well as links to external websites on the eighth president.


A summary of Van Buren's life.


Significant dates and events in Van Buren's life.

Quotes & Misquotes

Important Van Buren quotes and misattributed quotes/misquotes.

Suggested Readings

An overview of available sources on Van Buren.


Frequently asked questions about Van Buren and the project.