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The President of the United States who was also an author of the Declaration of Independence was Thomas Jefferson. He wrote the Declaration of Independence with Benjamin Franklin and Roger Sherman.

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Thomas Jefferson, who became the third president of the US (from 1801 to 1809), was the principal author of the famous document in 1776. He was a member of the five-man committee charged with preparing the declaration, along with Benjamin Franklin, Robert R. Livingston, Roger Sherman, and future president John Adams.
Thomas Jefferson became the 3third president and wrote the declaraton of independence

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There was no US President at that time. It wasn't until March 4, 1789, the day the that had been fixed for the new government under the US Constitution to open, that there was a President. There was not even a President under the earlier Articles of Confederation.

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