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This guide brings together 10 presidents of the United States whose accomplishments, small and large, are among the most surprising and unexpected. Starting with a president who was considered “deranged” by peers and ending with a president who took up painting in his retirement, this guide will satisfy readers’ curiosity and enable them to dive deeper with links to Britannica articles, videos, and multimedia. Several notable facts, taken from Britannica’s content, are part of each president’s profile. Additionally, each profile identifies, in an easy-to-access format, when he served, what political party he belonged to, where he was born, who his first lady was, and much more. Readers will gain incisive insights into what each president accomplished and how history views him, drawn from multiple articles created by Britannica’s content experts.