Who was first president to be impeached?
Andrew Johnson became the first president to be impeached in 1868 for violating the Tenure of Office Act (among other things). He was acquitted by a single vote.
(Bill Clinton was the only other President to be impeached. He was acquitted as well.
The first President to be impeached was Andrew Johnson. President from 1865-1869. He was tried in spring of 1868, by the Senate and was acquitted by one vote, on the Impeachment charges, and therefore, not removed from office. The second President to be impeached was Bill Clinton. President from 1993-2001. He was impeached in 1998 and was found not guilty.
No. Bill Clinton was the second President to be impeached. Andrew Johnson was the first to be impeached, when the House of Representatives brought eleven articles of impeachment against him in 1868 for violating the Tenure of Office Act, among other things. President Richard Nixon was nearly impeached in 1974, but escaped charges by resigning.
No, someone with a name sounding closer to him was. Andrew Johnson, as Vice President of the United States, succeeded Abraham Lincoln when Lincoln was assassinated in 1865. President Johnson was impeached by the US House of Representative in 1868 but the resolution failed in the Senate by one vote. Still, President Andrew Johnson, a tailor by profession, became the first US President to be impeached.