Most people, even those who aren't serious history buffs know that there were 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence. Most people also know that there were 39 men who signed the United States Constitution. But, there aren't a whole lot of people who realize that some of the more famous signers of the Declaration of Independence, such as Thomas Jefferson and John Adams never signed the Constitution. Did you?

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Want more? George Washington, who signed the Constitution didn’t sign the Declaration of Independence and the reason is that he was too busy leading troops into battle during the American Revolution.

I'm fascinated by history and if you are too, you'll find it interesting that Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and George Washington, three of the most famous names in American history were not part of the team of men who signed both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. However, these six men did.