Richard Nixon (1913-1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974.
Nixon was a Republican. He had been Vice-President for eight years under Eisenhower. As President, he looked to improve America's relations with other countries and transferred power from the national government to the states. After re-election he became involved in the Watergate scandal which led him to become President to resign from office.