How old was Thomas Jefferson in 1787?

Any encyclopedia, or even a dictionary for that matter, would tell you he was born in 1743. Therefor he turned 44 in 1787. Michael Montagne

According to http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/tj3.html , Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743. If the question is how old was Thomas Jefferson in 1787, this means we have a simple math problem.

1783-1743=44

Thus meaning Thomas Jefferson would have been 44 years old in 1787.

44

Being that Jefferson was born in the year 1743, he would have been 44 years of age in 1787.

According to the World Book encyclopedia, Thomas Jefferson was born in 1743. For this reason Jefferson would have been 44 years old in 1787.