Fun Fact 3: James Madison had a scar on his nose which was caused by frostbite! This happened when he was out campaigning in extremely cold weather in 1788
Fun Fact 4: In 1809, when he was 57, he became the fourth president of America, he served for 8 years until 1817
Fun Fact 5: At just 5 feet and 4 inches tall James Madison was the smallest president of the United States!
Fun Fact 6: James Madison was president during the War of 1812, between the United States and Great Britain. The war began over a dispute of shipping rights, the conflict raged and amongst the combat the White house, the Capitol, and Washington D.C. was set on fire
Fun Fact 7: When the White House was destroyed during the 1812 War, the rest of James Madison's presidency was served from city's Octagon House
Fun Fact 8: The American patriotic song the "Star-Spangled Banner" was written during his term of Presidency, the anthem was written by Francis Scott Key
Fun Fact 9: James Madison is the only president that had two vice presidents that both died while serving in office, their names were George Clinton and Elbridge Gerry
Fun Fact 10: James Madison is known as the “Father of the Constitution” and the “Founding Father” of the Bill of Rights, although he didn't father any children of his own
Fun Fact 11: The State of Virginia has produced seven presidents, James Madison is one of them
Fun Fact 12: James Madison is thought to be the first President to serve ice creams to guests at the White House
Fun Fact 13: He married Dolley Payne Todd in 1794. She was a widow and James Madison adopted her son who's name was John
Fun Fact 14: James Madison died on June 28, 1836 in Montpelier, Virginia
Fun Fact 15: The last words that James Madison said were "I always talk better lying down."