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Pages: 41. Chapters: Presidents of Czechoslovakia, Presidents of
North Yemen, Presidents of South Yemen, Presidents of the Republic
of Texas, Presidents of the South African Republic, Sam Houston,
Vaclav Havel, Klement Gottwald, Paul Kruger, Toma Garrigue Masaryk,
President of Yemen Arab Republic, David G. Burnet, Ali Abdullah
Saleh, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Gustav Husak, Anson Jones, Ludvik
Svoboda, List of Presidents of Czechoslovakia, Emil Hacha, Piet
Joubert, Stephanus Schoeman, Marthinus Wessel Pretorius, Thomas
Francois Burgers, Antonin Novotny, Abdul Rahman al-Iryani, Antonin
Zapotocky, Schalk Willem Burger, List of Presidents of the South
African Republic, President of the Republic of Texas, Abdul Fattah
Ismail, Ali Nasir Muhammad, Abdullah as-Sallal, Willem Cornelis
Janse van Rensburg, Ibrahim al-Hamdi, Salim Rubai Ali, Haidar Abu
Bakr al-Attas, Abdul Karim Abdullah al-Arashi, Ahmad al-Ghashmi,
Qahtan Muhammad al-Shaabi, President of Hawaii, Daniel Jacobus
Erasmus. Excerpt: Samuel Houston, known as Sam Houston (March 2,
1793 - July 26, 1863), was a 19th-century American statesman,
politician, and soldier. He was born in Timber Ridge in the
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, of Scots-Irish descent. Houston
became a key figure in the history of Texas and was elected as the
first and third President of the Republic of Texas, U.S. Senator
for Texas after it joined the United States, and finally as
governor of the state. He refused to swear loyalty to the
Confederacy when Texas seceded from the Union, and resigned as
governor. To avoid bloodshed, he refused an offer of a Union army
to put down the Confederate rebellion. Instead, he retired to
Huntsville, Texas, where he died before the end of the Civil War.
His earlier life included migration to Tennessee from Virginia,
time spent with the Cherokee Nation (into which he later was
adopted as ...
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