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Donald Trump turns 71 today. Here’s how his age stacks up against other world leaders.

Trump turns 71 today.
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The birthday boy.
By Max de Haldevang
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

Donald Trump turns 71 today, becoming only the second US president to hit that age while in office. Serving two terms would see him overtake former US president Ronald Reagan, who was two weeks shy of 78 when he left office.

Trump is the fourth-oldest leader in the G20, and oldest elected leader after South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, who is 75. (Saudi Arabia and Brazil have leaders old than Trump, but the former is a monarchy and the latter installed its vice president in the top office after president Dilma Rousseff was impeached.)

We hope Trump enjoys all his favorite things on his 71st.

The 10 oldest G20 leaders

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Saudi Arabia
81
2015
Michel Temer
Brazil
76
2016
Jacob Zuma
South Africa
75
2009
Donald Trump
United States
71
2017
Narendra Modi
India
66
2014
Vladimir Putin
Russia
64 years, 251 days
2000
Moon Jae-in
South Korea
64 years, 142 days
2017
Xi Jingping
China
64 years, two days
2013
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkey
63 years, 110 days
2003
Angela Merkel
Germany
62 years, 335 days
2005

The oldest US presidents

Ronald Reagan
1981-1989
77 years, 349 days
93 years, 120 days
Donald Trump
2017-
at least 71 years
n/a
Dwight Eisenhower
1953-1961
70 years, 98 days
78 years, 166 days
Andrew Jackson
1829-1837
69 years, 355 days
78 years, 86 days
James Buchanan
1857-1861
69 years, 316 days
77 years, 40 days
Harry Truman
1945-1953
68 years, 258 days
88 years, 233 days
George H.W. Bush
1989-1993
68 years, 223 days
n/a

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