Joe Biden’s inauguration as President of the United States will be the 59th in the country’s history. As the years go by, the ceremony has become an increasingly significant event with more international following.
We review the photographs of the ceremony from the 19th century onwards. From the construction of the Capitol dome to the last ceremonies on a journey through the history of the United States.
Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861 for his first term as president
Theodore Roosevelt takes office in 1905 for his second term
Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated in 1957 for his second term
Investiture of John F. Kennedy in 1961
Richard Nixon endowments in 1969 and 1973
Investiture of Jimmy Carter in 1977
Ronald Reagan’s inauguration in 1981 for his first term
Investiture of George HW Bush in 1989
Bill Clinton’s inaugurations in 1993 and 1997
George W. Bush inaugurations in 2001 and 2005
Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009 for his first term
Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017