Who Was the Most Tattooed President?


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While numerous presidents are rumored to have had tattoos, Theodore Roosevelt is the only president who was officially documented as having a tattoo. He had his family crest tattooed on his chest.

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Roosevelt's crest had a knight's helmet at the top, flowers in the middle and a banner at the bottom. According to Mental Floss, both James K. Polk and Andrew Jackson are rumored to have had tattoos. Polk supposedly had a Chinese character tattooed on him, and Andrew Jackson allegedly had a hatchet tattooed on his thigh. In addition to these presidents, numerous politicians have tattoos ranging from small ones in hidden places to large tattoos covering entire arms.

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