John Adams (October 30,1735 – July 4, 1826) was a politician and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. He served both as that nation's first Vice President (1789â€“1797), and as its second President (1797–1801). He was defeated for re-election in the "Revolution of 1800" by Thomas Jefferson.
John Adams (1768?–5 March 1829) was the last survivor of the Bounty mutineers who settled on Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the year after the mutiny. His real name was Alexander Smith; John Adams was an alias used by him after the British found the island. His children continued to use the surname "Adams".