Pictures of Ronald Reagan

A Collection of Pictures of the 40th President of the United States

Ronald Reagan served as the President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. At the time he took office, he was the oldest President in U.S. history.

Before becoming President, Reagan had been a movie star, a cowboy, and the governor of California. Learn more about this multifaceted President by browsing through this collection of pictures of Ronald Reagan.

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Reagan as a Young Boy

Picture of Ronald Reagan on the Eureka College Football Team.
Ronald Reagan on the Eureka College Football Team. (1929). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library)

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In the Limelight

Picture Ronald Reagan sitting in a director's chair at the General Electric Theater.
Ronald Reagan and General Electric Theater. (1954-1962). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library)

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As Governor of California

Picture of Ronald Reagan as governor of California with his family.
Governor Ronald Reagan, Ron Junior, Mrs. Reagan, and Patti Davis. (Circa 1967). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library, courtesy of the National Archives)

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Reagan: The Relaxed Cowboy

Picture of Ronald Reagan in a cowboy hat.
Ronald Reagan in a cowboy hat at Rancho Del Cielo. (Circa 1976). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library, courtesy of the National Archives)
  • Ronald Reagan in a cowboy hat, close-up
  • Riding his horse

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Reagan as President

Picture of President Ronald Reagan speaking at a rally in 1986.
President Reagan speaking at a Rally for Representative Broyhill in Greensboro, North Carolina. (June 4, 1986). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library, courtesy of the National Archives)

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The Assassination Attempt

Picture of Ronald Reagan just seconds before the assassination attempt.
President Reagan waves to crowd immediately before being shot in an assassination attempt, Washington Hilton Hotel. (March 30, 1981). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library)

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Reagan and Gorbachev

Picture of President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev signing the INF Treaty.
President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev signing the INF Treaty in the East Room of the White House. (December 8, 1987). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library, courtesy of the National Archives)

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In Retirement

Picture of former President Ronald Reagan receiving the Medal of Freedom from President Bush.
President Bush presents the Medal of Freedom award to former President Ronald Reagan at a ceremony in the East Room. (January 13, 1993). (Picture from the Ronald Reagan Library, courtesy of the National Archives)