George Washington Carver died of complications after a fall in his home on Jan. 5, 1943, according to A&E's Biography. The scientist was 78 years old at the time of his death. More »

Although popular belief points to George Washington Carver as the inventor of peanut butter, according to LiveScience, he developed a type of peanut butter product but did not invent peanut butter. He is responsible for ... More »

George Washington Carver claimed that he discovered over 300 ways to use peanuts, and he published a list of all them. He was an American educator, botanist, and inventor. He is known for inventing several new uses for t... More »

George Washington Carver claimed that he discovered over 300 ways to use peanuts, and he published a list of all them. He was an American educator, botanist, and inventor. He is known for inventing several new uses for t... More »

Facts about George Washington can be found on the Biography, History and Mount Vernon websites. The White House website also features a basic biography of the former President that is taken from a work by Frank Freidel a... More »

George Washington, who lived from Feb. 22, 1732 to Dec. 14, 1799, was the first president of the United States, the leader of the Continental army and a surveyor. He was born in Westmoreland Country, Virginia and died in... More »

George Washington is best known for setting the precedent of a two-term limit for American presidents, but he created other patterns later presidents followed as well. For example, he carefully organized his day so he co... More »