Born in Charlestown, Nevis. His parents were James A. Hamilton and Rachel Faucette.
Alexander Hamilton attends Kings' College in New York, 1773
1775 - 1780
Hamilton joins a volunteer militia. In 1776, Alexander and his sixty men go to battle in the Battle of White Plains and the Battle of Trenton.
Right Hand Man
1777 - 1799
Hamilton becomes George Washington's Right Hand Man for 22 years.
Alexander marries Elizabeth Schuyler.
Alexander and Elizabeth have their first child, Philip Hamilton, on January 22, 1782
Constitutional Convention/Federalists Papers
1784 - 1788
Hamilton serves in the Constitutional Convention and Congress. He then starts to write the Federalists Papers with John Jay and James Madison. John Jay got sick after writing 5. James Madison wrote 29, and Hamilton wrote the other 51.
Founded the Bank of New York
Secretary of Treasure
Alexander is elected Secretary of Treasure in 1789.
On July 11, 1804, Hamilton duels with arch-nemesis Aaron Burr. Aaron Burr shoots him in the abdomen and Alex gets taken immediately to the hospital and dies the next day (July 12, 2017).