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Who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776?

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List of signers

Fifty-six delegates eventually signed the Declaration:

President of Congress 1. John Hancock (Massachusetts)

New Hampshire 2. Josiah Bartlett 3. William Whipple 4. Matthew Thornton

Massachusetts 5. Samuel Adams 6. John Adams 7. Robert Treat Paine 8. Elbridge Gerry

Rhode Island 9. Stephen Hopkins 10. William Ellery

Connecticut 11. Roger Sherman 12. Samuel Huntington 13. William Williams 14. Oliver Wolcott

New York 15. William Floyd 16. Philip Livingston 17. Francis Lewis 18. Lewis Morris

New Jersey 19. Richard Stockton 20. John Witherspoon 21. Francis Hopkinson 22. John Hart 23. Abraham Clark

Pennsylvania 24. Robert Morris 25. Benjamin Rush 26. Benjamin Franklin 27. John Morton 28. George Clymer 29. James Smith 30. George Taylor 31. James Wilson 32. George Ross

Delaware 33. George Read 34. Caesar Rodney 35. Thomas McKean

Maryland 36. Samuel Chase 37. William Paca 38. Thomas Stone 39. Charles Carroll of Carrollton

Virginia 40. George Wythe 41. Richard Henry Lee 42. Thomas Jefferson 43. Benjamin Harrison 44. Thomas Nelson, Jr. 45. Francis Lightfoot Lee 46. Carter Braxton

North Carolina 47. William Hooper 48. Joseph Hewes 49. John Penn

South Carolina 50. Edward Rutledge 51. Thomas Heyward, Jr. 52. Thomas Lynch, Jr. 53. Arthur Middleton

Georgia 54. Button Gwinnett 55. Lyman Hall 56. George Walton