Did you know that George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush were the second father and son duo to serve as Presidents of the United States, after John Adams and John Quincy Adams?
George H.W. Bush, the 41st President, was a decorated World War II naval aviator who survived being shot down over the Pacific. He later presided over the end of the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and led a broad coalition during the Gulf War.
His son, George W. Bush, the 43rd President, became a pivotal figure in the 21st century as he directed the nation’s response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks and launched the War on Terror.
Both Bush presidencies significantly impacted international relations and U.S. domestic policy.